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Taxon: Cucurbita pepo L. subsp. ovifera (L.) D. S. Decker

 
Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 448523
Place of publication: Econ. Bot. 42:11. 1988
Link to protologue:
Comment: subsp. ovifera is antedated by C. pepo subsp. polymorpha Filov (1982), which appears to be included
Name Verified on: 13-Jun-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.), Oklahoma (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Louisiana (e.), Mississippi]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Decker, D. S. 1988. Origin(s), evolution, and systematics of Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae). Econ. Bot. 42:4-15.
  2. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: = C. pepo subsp. texana (Scheele) Filov
  3. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:1-115. Note: this review considers subsp. ovifera as part of the primary gene pool of pepo pumpkin/squash
  4. Nesom, G. L. 2011. Toward consistency of taxonomic rank in wild/domesticated Cucurbitaceae. Phytoneuron 2011-13:1-33. Note: = Cucurbita melopepo var. melopepo

Check other web resources for Cucurbita pepo L. subsp. ovifera (L.) D. S. Decker :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=448523. Accessed 22 November 2019.