Sechium edule

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Subfamilia: Cucurbitoideae
Tribus: Sicyeae
Subtribus: Sicyinae
Genus: Sechium
Species: Sechium edule
Subspecies: S. e. subsp. edule – S. e. subsp. sylvestre

Name[edit]

Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw., 1800.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Sicyos edulis Jacq., Enum. Syst. Pl. 32. 1760.
  • Homotypic
    • Chayota edulis (Jacq.) Jacq., Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist. 125, t. 245. 1780.
  • Heterotypic
    • Cucumis acutangulus Descourt., Fl. Antilles 5: 94. 1827, p.p., excl. syn., nom. illeg. non L. (1753).
    • Sechium chayota Hemsl., Biol. Centr. Amer. Bot. vol. 1, 491. 1880, nom. inval.
    • Sechium americanum Poir., Encycl. (Lamarck) 7: 50. 1806.
    • Sicyos laciniatus Descourt., Fl. Antilles vol. 5, 103. 1827, p.p., excl. icon., nom. illeg. non L. (1753).

References[edit]

Sw. 1800. Fl. Ind. Occid. 2: 1150.

Vernacular name[edit]

English: chayote, pear squash, vegetable pear
Nederlands: chayote
português: chuchu
русский: чаыот
Türkçe: Dikenli kabak


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