Genus: Vasconcellea A. St.-Hil.

Possible synonym of: Carica L.

Family: Caricaceae
Common names: papaya
Genus number: 16942
Last updated: 08-Nov-2011
Accession Count: 85 (16 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Badillo, V. M. 2000. Carica L. vs. Vasconcella St. Hil. (Caricaceae) con la rehabilitacion de este ultimo. (Ernstia) 10:74-79.
  • Badillo, V. M. Monografia de la familia Caricaceae. 1971. (Monog Caricaceae)
  • Badillo, V. M. 2001. Nota correctiva Vasconcellea St. Hil. y no Vasconcella (Caricaceae). (Ernstia) 11:75-76.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador.. (F Ecuador)
  • Kyndt, T. et al. 2005. Species relationships in the genus Vasconcellea (Caricaceae) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Amer. J. Bot. 92:1033-1044.
  • Van Droogenbroeck, B. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the highland papayas (Vasconcellea) and allied genera (Caricaceae) using PCR-RFLP. Theor. Appl. Genet. 108:1473-1486.
  • Van Droogenbroeck, B. et al. 2002. AFLP analysis of genetic relationships among papaya and its wild relatives (Caricaceae) from Ecuador. Theor. Appl. Genet. 105:289-297.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 20 March 2019.