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Melon
Cucumis melo L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Cucurbitales »  family Cucurbitaceae - cucurbits »  genus Cucumis - melon

Scientific synonyms

Cucumis melo var. melo L.
Cucumis melo subsp. melo
Cucumis melo var. acidulus Naudin
Cucumis melo var. adana (Pangalo) Pangalo
Cucumis melo subsp. adana (Pangalo) Pangalo
Melo adana (Pangalo) Pangalo
Cucumis melo var. adress Pangalo
Melo adzhur Pangalo
Cucumis flexuosus var. adzhur Pangalo
Cucumis melo var. aegyptiacus (Alef.) Hassib

Other names

= Cantaloupe
= Musk Melon
= Muskmelon
= Paddymelon
= Rock Melon
= Ulcardo Melon
= Wild Cucumber

Images

Cucumis melo - Melon

Author: Jiří Novák

Cucumis melo - Melon

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Cucumis melo - Melon

Author: Petr Vobořil

Cucumis melo - Melon

'Solartur'

Author: Ivo Antušek

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Erysiphe cichoracearum DC. - Powdery Mildew of Cucumber, Podosphaera xanthii (Castagne) U. Braun & Shishkoff, Didymella bryoniae (Fuckel) Rehm - Black Rot of Cucumber, Pseudoperonospora cubensis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Rostovzev 1903 - Downy Mydlew of Cucumber

vegetable

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

varietas Cucumis melo var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin

Hybrids

cultivar Cucumis melo 'Honeydew' - Honey Dew

Cucumis melo 'Honeydew' - 000000000001000

cultivar Cucumis melo 'Kantalupe' - Cantaloupe

Cucumis melo 'Kantalupe' - 000000000001000

cultivar Cucumis melo 'Melon de Poche Queen Anne's' - Queen Anne's Pocket Melon

Cucumis melo 'Melon de Poche Queen Anne's' - 000000000001000

cultivar Cucumis melo 'Montreal melon' - Montreal melon
cultivar Cucumis melo 'Persian melon' - Odessa melons

Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Cucumis melo]

Pladias [https://www.pladias.cz/] [as Cucumis melo]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Cucumis melo L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Cucumis melo L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Cucumis_melo_var._dudaim_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Cucumis melo var. dudaim Naud.]
Data retrieved on: 6 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Cucumis melo L.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Cucumis melo L.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Cucumis melo L.]

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