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Taxon: Vitis jaegeriana Comeaux

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 316301
Place of publication: Sida 14:464. 1991
Name verified on: 19-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Jan-2011
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   (based on affinities within subgenus Vitis, fide Sida 14:464. 1991)

Distributional range:

    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi [Sierra de Juarez]


  • Comeaux, B. L. 1991. Two new Vitis (Vitaceae) from mountainous Mexico. Sida 14:459–466.
  • Grape Crop Germplasm Committee. 2004. Grape Crop Germplasm Committee genetic vulnerability statement. Crop Germplasm Committee reports. National Plant Germplasm System, USDA-ARS. [commented that a 2003 expedition to central Mexico obtained plants belonging to this species].
  • Zecca, G. et al. 2012. The timing and the mode of evolution of wild grapes (Vitis). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 62:736–747. [this study did not included Vitis jaegeriana, but it included its close species V. bloodworthiana].

Check other web resources for Vitis jaegeriana Comeaux:

  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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