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REDAMEL 1 /27    Theobroma cacao

 Bartley, B.G.D. (1993)
Notes on the meaning and origins of clone names. B.G.D Bartley. Personal Communications.

Derivation: RED AMELonado.
Collected by Bartley.
Location: ICTA, Trinidad and Tobago.

Notes:  Bartley, 1993 [BAR93A] Progenies of two red Amelonado pods sent to Trinidad from Belem.

Bartley, 1995a [BAR95A]. There are two possible origins of these fruits:

1) a red fruited tree in Museu Goeldi,

2) a tree in a back garden seen by Dr. Bartley in 1952.

Synonyms: REDAMEL 127, RED 1 /27, RED AMELONADO 1 /27, REDAME 1 /27, RED 127


 Father to:
AX 361    Trinidad - ICTA, No Date
AX 377    Trinidad - ICTA, No Date


 Cornejo, O.E. et al., 2018
BioProject: PRJNA486011   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Project: PRJEB28591   EVA (project)   EVA (analysis) 
Library Source: Genomic
Run: SRR7774194   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Experiment: SRX4629630
BioSample: SAMN09934536
SampleName: REDAMEL_1_27
SampleSource: Trinidad, Tree_ID: 18180


List received in 2018   Reference
• Accession: 22308
   - Local Name: REDAMEL-1/27
   - Year of Accession: 2008
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: REDAMEL 1/27
   - Year of Accession: 1963


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Pod Index: 43.3 (pods per kg dried beans)


 Bartley, B.G.D., 1970
Colour Light Purple: Present
Size: small
 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Colour: purple
Shape: elliptical
Number: 33.0
Total Wet Weight: 37.8 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 0.70 g
Cotyledon Length: 20.6 mm
Cotyledon Width: 11.9 mm


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Testa: 8.20 %


 Bartley, B.G.D., 1970
Size: medium
 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Shape: orbicular
Basal Constriction: slight
Apex Form: indented
Rugosity: slight
Length: 112.0 mm
Breadth: 80.0 mm
Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Hardness: hard
Note: Hardness > 2.0 Mpa


 Fiona Lahive, 2017
Accession: RUQ 339
Light Saturated Photosynthetic Rate: 2.29 μmol m2 s-1
Stomatal Conductance: 0.04 mol m2 s-1
Transpiration Rate: 0.56 mmol m2 s-1
Intrinsic Water Use Efficiency: 59.41 μmol mol-1
Instantaneous Water Use Efficiency: 4.08 mmol mol-1
Flush Size: 4
Leaf Area: 200.50 cm2
Leaf Dry Weight: 1.43 g
Specific Leaf Area: 142.50 cm2 g-1


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Colour: intense anthocyanin


 Trinidad - ICGT, 1992
Distance from Base to Widest Part: 134 mm
Length: 260.0 mm
Width: 107.0 mm
Length to Width Ratio: 2.50
Basal Angle: 127.3 °
Apical Angle: 94.2 °
Petiole Length: 8 mm
Pulvinus Length: 13 mm


 Bartley, B.G.D., 1970
Self Compatibility: self compatible
 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Ligule Colour: slight anthocyanin
Stamen Colour: anthocyanin absent
Sepal Length: 7.48 mm
Ligule Width: 2.89 mm
Ovule Number: 39
Style Length: 1.63 mm
Pedicel Colour: red

Bartley, B.G.D. (1993) Notes on the meaning and origins of clone names. B.G.D Bartley. Personal Communications.
Trinidad - ICTA (No Date) List of AX Crosses. Unpublished report, Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad. pp 18.
Cornejo, O.E., Muh-Ching Yee, Victor Dominguez, Mary Andrews, Alexandra Sockell, Erika Strandberg, Donald Livingstone III, Conrad Stack, Alberto Romero, Pathmanathan Umaharan, Stefan Royaert, Nilesh R. Tawari, Pauline Ng, Osman Gutierrez, Wilbert Phillips, Keithanne Mockaitis, Carlos D. Bustamante & Juan C. Motamayor (2018) Population genomic analyses of the chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao L., provide insights into its domestication process. Commun Biol 1, 167
Allan Mata (2018) Accession list for the International Cacao Collection at CATIE (IC3). Personal communication.
CRU (2011) ICG,T accessions. CRU website.
Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee (2022) Morphological data from the International Cocoa Collection (ICG,T) maintained by the Cocoa Research Centre (CRC), Trinidad & Tobago. Unpublished data on fruit, bean, flower and flush morphology supplied as an Excel spreadsheet by Frances Bekele. Last update March 2022.
Bartley, B.G.D. (1970) A preliminary catalogue of the cacao germplasm held at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad. University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.
Fiona Lahive (2017) Phenotypic data from climate change trials. Personal communication.
Trinidad - ICGT (1992) Leaf descriptors. Unpublished data supplied on computer diskette by International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad, University of the West Indies, Trinidad.