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Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo var. chito (C. Morren) Naudin

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12567
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:67. 1859
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or C. melo Chito Group]
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • garden-lemon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • mango melon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • melon-apple  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • orange melon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • vegetable-orange  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • vine-peach  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Apfel-Melone  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Orangen-Melone  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit (used in pickles and preserves)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (sometimes natzd.)


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: treats as Cucumis melo Chito Group
  2. Hammer, K. & T. Gladis. 2014. Notes on infraspecific nomenclature and classifications of cultivated plants in Compositae, Cruciferae, Cucurbitaceae, Gramineae (with a remark on Triticum dicoccon Schrank) and Leguminosae. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:1455-1467.
  3. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 107. Note: = Cucumis melo L.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Cucumis melo Chito Group
  5. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  6. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson. 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L.. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:44.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  9. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  10. 1943. Gentes Herbarum 6:320.

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=12567. Accessed 13 November 2019.