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M Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sechium (family Cucurbitaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Fl. Ind. Occid. 2: 1150 1800.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Chayota edulis (Jacq.) Jacq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Sechium americanum Poir. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Sechium edule subsp. edule Synonym L TRO
Sicyos edulis Jacq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2490160.

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