African Plant Database


Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Ind. Occid. 2: 1150 (1800)
Information on the genus : Sechium
Basionym : Sicyos edulis Jacq.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chayota edulis (Jacq.) Jacq.
 Sicyos edulis Jacq.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 14 (1986).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 3: 175 (1986).
  • Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295 (1993).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 189 (2008).
  • Verloove, F. & J.A. Reyes-Betancourt (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain). Collect. Bot. (Barcelona) 30: 74
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 26301
 
Record n°26301 modified 2008-10-21
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