Genus: Sechium P. Browne

Possible synonym of: Sicyos L.

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus number: 11026
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 167 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)
  • • all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos en el género Sechium P. Br. (Cucurbitaceae). Unpublished dissertation (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico) 267 pp. Note: accepts
  2. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:116-173. Note: accepts
  3. Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). Taxon 60:122-138. Note: = Sicyos L.
  4. Sebastian, P. et al. 2012. Radiation flowwing long-distance dispersal: the contributions of time, opportunity and diaspore morphology in Sicyos (Cucurbitaceae). J. Biogeogr. 39:1427-1438. Note: = Sicyos L.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 14 August 2020.