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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.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: treats as Cucumis melo Conomon Group
  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. Note: = Cucumis melo Conomon Group
  3. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan. Note: = Cucumis melo var. utilissimus (Roxb.) Duthie & Fuller
  4. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 107. Note: = Cucumis melo L.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Cucumis melo Conomon Group
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  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. Note: an Eastern Asia taxon
  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).
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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 21 August 2019.