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
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:


    . exact native range obscure


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga, - North West
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Niger; Senegal
    • Western Indian Ocean: Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
    • Western Asia: Iran
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam
    • Southwestern Pacific: Samoa; Tonga

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. in tropics


  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. Flora of Oman. 2003- (F Oman)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). 1993 (Monog Cucumis) 81.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)

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