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

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 404408
Place of publication: Zhukovsky, La Turquie Agricole 534. 1933
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 159 (148 active, 111 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Niger, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: United States [Guam]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Samoa, Tonga


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  2. Ghazanfar, S. A. 2003-. Flora of Oman
  3. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  4. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  5. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  6. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 81. Note: Parkway Publ., North Carolina
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=404408. Accessed 21 August 2019.