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Taxon: Cucurbita pedatifolia L. H. Bailey

Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae tribe: Cucurbiteae.
Nomen number: 104859
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 6:297. 1943
Name verified on: 17-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of fig-leaf gourd   (based on a probable close affinity with Cucurbita ficifolia fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:26, 31. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of maxima pumpkin/squash   (based on crossability barriers with cultivated Cucurbita fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:92. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of moschata pumpkin/squash   (based on crossability barriers with cultivated Cucurbita fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:92. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of pepo pumpkin/squash   (based on unsuccessful hybridization with Cucurbita pepo fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:28. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cushaw   (based on crossability barriers with cultivated Cucurbita fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:92. 1995)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro

References:

  • Arriaga, L. et al. 2006. Assessing the risk of releasing transgenic Cucurbita spp. in Mexico. Agric. Eco-Syst. Environm. 112:291–299.
  • Fursa, T. B. & A. I. Filov. 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Citrullus, Cucurbita). Kul't. Flora SSSR 21:203.
  • Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:91–92.
  • Nee, M. 1990. The domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae). Econ. Bot. 44(3 suppl.):58. [mentions].
  • Whitaker, T. W. & W. P. Bemis. 1964. Evolution in the genus Cucurbita. Evolution 18:553–559.
More:

Check other web resources for Cucurbita pedatifolia L. H. Bailey:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
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/taxon.pl?104859 (30 September 2014)

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