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Taxon: Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad.

 
Genus: Cyclanthera
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 12773
Place of publication: Index sem. hort. acad. gotting. 1831:2. 1831 (Linnaea 8: Litt. 23. 1833)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in Nordic Baltic Genebanks

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fruit used raw in salads or cooked)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Xizang Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Jujuy, Salta]


    Other (probable origin in Andean South America)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 380.
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  9. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:223-224. Note: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
  10. Mansfeld, R. 1959. A preliminary list of agricultural or horticultural plant species (excluding ornamental plants). Kulturpflanze, Beih. 2:432.
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana. Note: mentions
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:288.
  18. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand. Note: mentions
  19. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  20. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1976. Flora of Guatemala. 24(11):336.
  21. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: mentions
  22. Whitake, T. W. 1990. Cucurbits of potential economic importance. Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae 319-320.
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  24. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2022. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://nordic-baltic-genebanks.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12773. Accessed 3 July 2022.