Lagenaria siceraria

Family:CUCURBITACEAE
Species:Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Common Name:Bottle Gourd; Calabash Gourd
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Vine
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:LASI
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyCUCURBITACEAE - Cucumber family
Genus Lagenaria
Species Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley - Bottle Gourd; Calabash Gourd

Citation

Citation LAGENARIA SICERARIA (Molina) Standley, Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. 3: 435. 1930.
Basionym: Cucurbita siceraria Molina 1782.
Type: CHILE

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cucumis bicirrha Cucumis bicirrha G. Forster ex Guillemin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 2. 7: 350. 1837.  
Cucumis mairei Cucumis mairei H. Léveillé, Cat. Pl. Yunnan 64. 1916. CHINA: Yunnan: Dongchuan, s.d., Maire s.n. (holotype: E).
Cucurbita idoloatrica Cucurbita idoloatrica Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 4: 607. 1805. GHANA
Cucurbita leucantha Cucurbita leucantha Duchesne ex Lamarck, Encycl. 2: 150. 1786, nom. illegit.Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus 1753. 
Cucurbita pyriformis Cucurbita pyriformis M. Roemer, Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 2: 89. 1846. BRAZIL
Cucurbita siceraria Cucurbita siceraria Molina, Sag. Stor. Nat. Chili 133. 1782.CHILE 
Cucurbita vittata Cucurbita vittata Blume, Bijdr. 932. 1827.  
Cucurbita lagenaria Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1010. 1753. Cult. in Sweden, Linnaeus s.n. (lectotype: LINN 1151.1). Lectotypified by Jeffrey, in Milne-Redhead & Polhill, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Cucurbitac. 51. 1967.
Lagenaria bicornuta Lagenaria bicornuta Chakravarty, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 55; 69. 1968. GHANA: Gambaga near Wali Wali, cult. in Ghana, 20 Feb 1967, Chakravarty C1001 (holotype: CCG).
Lagenaria cochinchinensis Lagenaria cochinchinensis M. Roemer, Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 2; 61. 1846.  
Lagenaria idoloatrica Lagenaria idoloatrica (Willdenow) Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.Cucurbita idoloatrica (Willdenow) Seringe 1805. 
Lagenaria lagenaria Lagenaria lagenaria (Linnaeus) Cockerell, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 19: 95. 1892, nom. inadmiss.Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus 1753. 
Lagenaria leucantha Lagenaria leucantha Rusby, Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 6: 43. 1896, nom. illegit.Cucurbita leucantha Duchesne ex Lamarck 1786, nom. illegit.; Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus 1753. 
Lagenaria microcarpa Lagenaria microcarpa Naudin, Rev. Hort. 1855: 65. 1855.  
Lagenaria siceraria var. laevisperma Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley, var. laevisperma Millan, Darwiniana 7: 196. 1946. URUGUAY
Lagenaria verrucosa Lagenaria verrucosa Anon., Gartenflora 39: 106. 1890.  
Lagenaria virginalis Lagenaria virginalis Anon., Gard. Chron., ser. 3. 1892(1): 85, f. 16. 1892.  
Lagenaria vittata Lagenaria vittata (Blume) Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.Cucurbita vittata Blume 1827. 
Lagenaria vulgaris subsp. afrikana Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, subsp. afrikana Kobyakova, Trucy Prikl. Bot. 23: 487. 1930.  
Lagenaria vulgaris subsp. asiatica Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, subsp. asiatica Kobyakova, Trudy Prikl. Bot. 23: 487. 1930, nom. inadmiss.Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe 1825; Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus 1753. 
Lagenaria vulgaris var. clavata Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, var. clavata Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.  
Lagenaria vulgaris var. cougourda Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, var. cougourda Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.  
Lagenaria vulgaris var. depressa Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, var. depressa Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.  
Lagenaria vulgaris var. gourda Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, var. gourda Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.  
Lagenaria vulgaris var. turbinata Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, var. turbinata Seringe, in de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 299. 1828.  
Lagenaria vulgaris Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe, Mém. Soc. Phys. Gèneve 3: 25. 1825.Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus 1753. 
Pepo lagenaria Pepo lagenaria (Linnaeus) Moench, Methodus 653. 1794.Cucurbita lagenaria Linnaeus 1753. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Butler, Calhoun, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Etowah, Houston, Madison, Pike

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, TROY, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000032904 Butler 15 Sep 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22531
TROY
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
AMAL00006548 Madison 30 Sep 1996 S. J. Threlkeld
977
AMAL
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
JSU120780 Calhoun 19 Sep 2000 D. D. Spaulding
10851a
JSU
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
AUA_ACC060522 Pike 15 AUG 1996 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
10502
AUA
LAGENARIA SICERARIA (MOLINA) STANDL.
JSU120782 Etowah 3 Sep 1994 L. M. Hodge
3470
JSU
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
AMAL00006549 Madison 30 Sep 1996 S. J. Threlkeld
977
AMAL
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
TROY000004180 Houston 04 Sep 1999 John R. MacDonald
13428
TROY
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
TROY000032694 Pike 11 Oct 2010 Alvin R. Diamond
21639
TROY
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
AUA_ACC056448 Conecuh 28 OCT 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
10080
AUA
LAGENARIA SICERARIA (MOLINA) STANDL.
UWAL0002842 Pike 11 Oct 2010 Diamond, A.R.
21639
UWAL
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
AUA_ACC057163 Crenshaw 1 NOV 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8498
AUA
LAGENARIA SICERARIA (MOLINA) STANDL.
JSU120781 Calhoun 29 Aug 1987 C. L. Lawler
1646
JSU
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
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