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Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12569
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:63. 1859
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or C. melo Flexuosus 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: 52 (47 active, 25 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  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. Karchi, Z. 2000. Development of melon culture and breeding in Israel Acta Hort. 510:13-18.
  4. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). 1993 (Monog Cucumis) 109.
  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. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:44.
  8. Nesom, G. L. 2011. Toward consistency of taxonomic rank in wild/domesticated Cucurbitaceae (Phytoneuron) 13:1-33.
  9. Pitrat, M. et al. 2000. Some comments on infraspecific classification of cultivars of melon Acta Hort. 510:29-36.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Walters, T. W. 1993. Notes on economic plants: the snake melon (Cucumis melo; Cucurbitaceae) Econ. Bot. 47:99.

Check other web resources for Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12569. Accessed 16 October 2018.