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Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo var. conomon (Thunb.) Makino

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 404418
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 16:16. 1902
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5433077
Comment: [or C. melo Conomon Group]
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2019
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (cooked and pickled)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (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. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  4. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) (Monog Cucumis) 107.
  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 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:44.
  9. Nesom, G. L. 2011. Toward consistency of taxonomic rank in wild/domesticated Cucurbitaceae (Phytoneuron) 13:1-33.
  10. Pitrat, M. et al. 2000. Some comments on infraspecific classification of cultivars of melon Acta Hort. 510:29-36.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=404418. Accessed 24 May 2019.