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Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw.

Cucurbitaceae

Chayote, Buddha's-hand, Chaco, Chayotli, Chinchayote, Chocho, Choko, Christophene, Christophine, Chuchu, Custard Marrow, Guispui, Mango Squash, Mirliton, Pepinella, Sousous, Tallon, Tallote, Vegetable Pear, Xuxu


We have information from several sources:

New Opportunities in the Cucurbitaceae—Timothy J. Ng

Magness—J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Neglected Crops : 1492 from a Different Perspective.—1994. J.E. Hernándo Bermejo and J. León (eds.). Plant Production and Protection Series No. 26. FAO, Rome, Italy. p. 47-62.

Outside Links

Chayote—by Rafael Lira Saade from the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute


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