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Taxon: Cyclanthera brachystachya (Ser.) Cogn.

 
Genus: Cyclanthera
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 447842
Place of publication: Diagn. Cucurb. nouv. 2:64. 1877
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Jawa]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun.
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:210-212. Note: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
  5. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  6. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Cyclanthera brachystachya (Ser.) Cogn. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447842. Accessed 19 November 2019.