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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. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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. 1943. Gentes herbarum; occasional papers on the kinds of plants. Ithaca, NY. (Gentes Herbarum) 6:320.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  3. 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.
  4. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) (Monog Cucumis) 107.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:44.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. 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). (State Noxweed Seed)
  10. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

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 18 June 2019.