Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily Crotonoideae tribe Manihoteae
Genus: Manihot Mill.
Genus number: 7234
Last updated: 21-Jun-2013
Comment: all 109 accepted species are in GRIN.
References for genus:
- Cervantes-Alcayde, M.-A. et al.
2015. Apparent similarity, underlying homoplasy: Morphology and molecular phylogeny of the North American clade of Manihot.
Amer. J. Bot.
102: doi:10.3732/ajb.1500063. [this study found evidence for all "North American species form a clade"; it supported that "North American and Mesoamerican species are distantly related", and that these species were not involved in the domestication of cassava].
- Duputié, A. et al.
2011. Evolutionary biogeography of Manihot (Euphorbiaceae), a rapidly radiating Neotropical genus restricted to dry environments.
38:1033–1043. [this study found evidence for a Mesoamerican origin of the genus and radiation to South America, presently all species analyzed showed "clustering according to geography and ecology"].
- Govaerts, R. et al.
2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. (L Euphorb)
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms
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Check other nomenclature databases for Manihot:
- ING: Index Nominum
- NCU-3e: Names in
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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville,
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov.4/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?7234 (21 April 2015)
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