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Genus: Sechium P. Browne

Sometimes included in: Sicyos L.

Family: Cucurbitaceae tribe Sicyoeae
Genus number: 11026
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Comments:
  • conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)
  • all 10 accepted species are in GRIN

Complete List of Accepted Species Records.


References for genus:

  • Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos en el género Sechium P. Br. (Cucurbitaceae). Unpublished dissertation (Ph.D.) (Univ. Nac. Auton. Mexico) 1–267. [accepts].
  • Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:116–173. [accepts].
  • 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. [= Sicyos L.].
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Sechium:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?11026 (24 October 2014)

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