Genus: Marah Kellogg

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus number: 7259
Last updated: 28-Apr-2011
Accession Count: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: although Kellogg originally (1854) used masculine gender, he later (1863) corrected this to feminine, which is the classical gender of the Hebrew name (fide Prof. Avinoam Danin, pers. comm. to K. Gandhi on 14 Feb 2011)

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. 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.

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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 28 May 2020.