Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 404408
Place of publication: Zhukovsky, La Turquie Agricole 534. 1933
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 148 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Monog Cucumis 81. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Niger, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Samoa, Tonga


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  2. Ghazanfar, S. A. Flora of Oman. 2003- (F Oman)
  3. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  4. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  5. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  6. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). 1993 (Monog Cucumis) 81.
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)

Check other web resources for Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?404408. Accessed 21 April 2018.