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

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 70211
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:73. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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, South

    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. Decker-Walters, D. S. et al. 2002. The origin and genetic affinities of wild populations of melon (Cucumis melo, Cucurbitaceae) in North America. Pl. Syst. Evol. 233:183-197.
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca. Note: = Cucumis melo L.
  3. Kerje, T. & M. Grum. 2000. The origin of melon, Cucumis melo: a review of literature. Acta Hort. 510:37-44. Note: as Cucumis melo subsp. melo
  4. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 81. Note: = Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis
  5. Lebeda, A. et al. 2007. Chapter 8. Cucurbits (Cucurbitaceae; Cucumis spp., Cucurbita spp., Citrullus spp.). Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement 3:271-376. Note: mentions
  6. Munger, H. M. & R. W. Robinson. 1991. Nomenclature of Cucumis melo L.. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 14:43.
  7. Sebastian, P. et al. 2010. Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and melon (C. melo) have numerous wild relatives in Asia and Australia, and the sister species of melon is from Australia. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107:14269-14273. Note: as Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: = Cucumis melo L.

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

  • 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=70211. Accessed 20 August 2019.