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Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12564
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3610 (3079 active, 1685 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (as Cucumis melo) folklore (as Cucumis melo)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  3. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 81. Note: Parkway Publ., North Carolina
  4. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource).
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12564. Accessed 11 December 2019.