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Taxon: Vitis popenoei J. H. Fennel

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Muscadinia
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 41889
Place of publication: J. Washington Acad. Sci. 30:17. 1940
Name verified on: 29-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Feb-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 1 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.

Common names:

  • totoloche   (Source: F Bajio ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of muscadine grape   ( based on phylogenetic affinities to Vitis rotundifolia fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   ( based on phylogenetic affinities to Vitis vinifera fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008)

Distributional range:

    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro [e.], Tabasco, Veracruz
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Guatemala - Alta Verapaz


  • Aradhya, M. et al. 2008. Genetic structure, differentiation, and phylogeny of the genus Vitis: implications for genetic conservation. Acta Hort. 799:43–49.
  • Galet, P. 1988. Les vignes américaines. In: Galet, P., Cépages et vignobles de France. 2nd ed. Montpellier, France 1:186–187.
  • Goldy, R. G. 1992. Breeding Muscadine grapes. Hort. Rev. 14:357–405.
  • Grape Crop Germplasm Committee. 2004. Grape Crop Germplasm Committee genetic vulnerability statement. Crop Germplasm Committee reports. National Plant Germplasm System, USDA-ARS.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991–. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  • REMIB database. accessed 21 Jan 2010. [specimens from ARIZ & XAL].

Check other web resources for Vitis popenoei J. H. Fennel:

  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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: (24 November 2015)

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