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

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12568
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:69. 1859
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or C. melo Dudaim Group]
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • dudaim melon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • pomegranate melon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Queen Anne's pocket melon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • stink melon  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Zier-Melone  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd.)

References:

  1. Decker-Walters, D. S. et al. 2002. The origin and genetic affinities of wild populations of melon (Cucumis melo, Cucurbitaceae) in North America. Pl. Syst. Evol. 233:183-197. Note: appropriately recognized as distinct from var. chito
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: treats as Cucumis melo Dudaim Group
  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. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 108. Note: = Cucumis melo L.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Cucumis melo Dudaim Group
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson. 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L.. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:44. Note: = Cucumis melo var. chito (C. Morren) Naudin
  8. Pitrat, M. et al. 2000. Some comments on infraspecific classification of cultivars of melon. Acta Hort. 510:29-36. Note: = Cucurbita melo subsp. melo var. dudaim
  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).

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

  • 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=12568. Accessed 21 October 2019.