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Taxon: Casimiroa edulis La Llave & Lex.

 
Genus: Casimiroa
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Toddalioideae
Nomen number: 9292
Place of publication: Nov. veg. descr. 2:2, 9. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 22 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Ciudad de México]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya. Note: cult.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Casimiroa+edulis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  8. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as C. e. Llave
  10. Magness, J. R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  12. Martínez, M. 1951. Las casimiroas de México y Centroamérica. Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 22:46-55.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands Note: cult.
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  19. Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: cult.
  21. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:113.

Check other web resources for Casimiroa edulis La Llave & Lex. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=9292. Accessed 21 November 2019.