Sechium

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Contains 1 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CUCURBITACEAE
Genus: Sechium P.Browne
Common Name:
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CUCURBITALES
FamilyCUCURBITACEAE
Genus Sechium

Citation

Citation SECHIUM P. Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 355. 1756, nom. cons.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Sechium edule (Jacquin) Swartz 1800, typ. cons. (Sicyos edulis Jacquin 1760.)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Sechium edule CHAYOTE

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Ahzolia Ahzolia Standley & Steyermark, Publ. Field Mus. nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 23: 92. 1944. TYPE: Ahzolia composita (Donnell Smith) Standley & Steyermark 1944. (Microsechium compositum Donnell Smith 1903.)
Chayota Chayota Jacquin, Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist., ed. 1780-1781. 2: 125, t. 245. 1780. TYPE: Chayota edulis (Jacquin) Jacquin 1780. (Sicyos edulis Jacquin 1760.) = Sechium P. Browne 1756, nom. cons.
Chocho Chocho Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 500. 1763. TYPE: = Sechium P. Browne 1756.
Frantzia Frantzia Pittier, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 13: 127, f. 35-39. 1910./ TYPE: Frantzia pittieri (Cogniaux) Pittier 1910. (Cyclanthera pittieri Cigniaux 1892.)
Polakowskia Polakowskia Pittier, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 13: 131, t. 20, f. 40-41. 1910 TYPE: Polakowskia tacaco Pittier 1910.
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