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Taxon: Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin

Synonym of Melothria sphaerocarpa (Cogn.) H. Schaef. & S. S. Renner

Genus: Cucumeropsis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Nomen number: 12542
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 5, 5:30. 1866
Name verified on: 28-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Apr-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 9 accessions)

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). [accepts].
  • Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1:577. [accepts].
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. [accepts].
  • Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner. 2010. A gift from the New World? The West African crop Cucumeropsis mannii and the American Posadaea sphaerocarpa (Cucurbitaceae) are the same species. Syst. Bot. 35:535–540. [accepts].
  • Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). Taxon 60:134.
  • Whitake, T. W. 1990. Cucurbits of potential economic importance. 321 In: Bates, D. M. et al., Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae. 321. [accepts].
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Check other web resources for Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin:

  • 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.

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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/taxon.pl?12542 (19 September 2014)

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