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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.
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)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: treats as Cucumis melo Inodorus Group
  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. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 110. Note: = Cucumis melo L.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as var. inodorus Naudin; = Cucumis melo Inodorus 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. Note: lists as var. inodorus Naudin
  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. Note: as a Central Asian, adromonoecious taxon
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

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 18 October 2019.