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Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. inodorus H. Jacq.

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12571
Place of publication: Monogr. melon 173. 1832
Link to protologue: http://www.digitale-bibliothek-mv.de/viewer/image/PPN607540419/185/LOG_0013/
Comment: [or C. melo Inodorus Group]
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 6 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (cultivated as dessert melon in Central Asia and Spain); fruit (cultivated as dessert melon in Central Asia and Spain)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  2. Kammer, 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. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) (Monog Cucumis) 110.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  6. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:44.
  7. Nesom, G. L. 2011. Toward consistency of taxonomic rank in wild/domesticated Cucurbitaceae (Phytoneuron) 13:1-33.
  8. Pitrat, M. et al. 2000. Some comments on infraspecific classification of cultivars of melon Acta Hort. 510:29-36.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. inodorus H. Jacq. :

  • 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=12571. Accessed 22 May 2019.