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Taxon: Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. cantalupo Ser.

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 464596
Place of publication: Prodr. 3:300. 1828
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/153102
Comment: [or C. melo Cantalupensis Group]
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 20 (17 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (as C. melo var. cantalupensis); fruit (as C. melo Reticulatus Group); fruit (as C. melo Reticulatus Group)

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. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  4. Nesom, G. L. 2011. Toward consistency of taxonomic rank in wild/domesticated Cucurbitaceae (Phytoneuron) 13:1-33.

Check other web resources for Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. cantalupo Ser. :

  • 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=464596. Accessed 22 May 2019.