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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
Name verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 145 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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See other conspecific taxa:


Common names:

  • dudaim melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Dudaim Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. dudaim]
  • garden-lemon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Chito Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • mango melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Chito Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • melon-apple   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Chito Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • orange melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Chito Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • Oriental pickling melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Conomon Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • phoot   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. momordica]
  • pickling melon   (Source: Cucurb.Gen.C. 14:44.) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • pomegranate melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Dudaim Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. dudaim]
  • Queen Anne's pocket melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Dudaim Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. dudaim]
  • snake cucumber   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • snap melon   (Source: Cucurb.Gen.C. 14:44.) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. momordica]
  • stink melon   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Dudaim Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. dudaim]
  • sweet melon   (Source: Cucurb.Gen.C. 14:44.) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • ulcardo melon   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. agrestis]
  • vegetable-orange   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Chito Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • vine-peach   (Source: Hortus 3 [as C. melo Chito Group]) – English   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • cai gua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • Apfel-Melone   (Source: Zander Ency [as C. melo Chito Group]) – German   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • Gemüse-Melone   (Source: Zander Ency [as C. melo Conomon Group]) – German   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • Orangen-Melone   (Source: Zander Ency [as C. melo Chito Group]) – German   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. chito]
  • Schnapp-Melone   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. momordica]
  • Zier-Melone   (Source: Zander Ency [as C. melo Dudaim Group]) – German   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. dudaim]
  • phut   (Source: Gen Res Cr Ev 44:258) – India   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. momordica]
  • shirō-uri   (Source: F Japan [as C. melo var. utilissimus]) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
  • tsuke-uri   (Source: F Japan [as C. melo var. utilissimus]) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis var. conomon]
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Economic importance:


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; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: Maldives
    Indo-China: Myanmar
    Malesia: Indonesia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam
    Southwestern Pacific: Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized in tropics

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

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

Synonyms:


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


Images:

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