African Plant Database

Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo
Information on the genus : Cucumis
Basionym : Cucumis melo L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Citrullus melo (L.) Ozenda
 Cucumis melo L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumis melo var. cultus Kurz
=Cucumis laevigatus Chiov.
=*Cucumis dipsaceus auct.
=Cucumis cognatus Fenzl ex Cogn. (1871)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual, occ. perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 1.5 m. Alt: ? - 1270 m. Distribution: GA, LP, MP
  • SAAED M.W.B., Y. M. EL-BARASI & R. O. RAHIL (2021). An updated checklist and quantitative analysis of the Marmarica Plateau flora, in the north-eastern part of Libya Phytotaxa 509(1): 13
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