Cucumis melo

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCucurbitaceae
Family (Traditional)Cucurbitaceae
GenusCucumis
SpeciesCucumis melo L.
Common Namecantaloupe, Zuckermelone
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant NotesHabit: vine - forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Cucumis melo var. agrestis Cucumis melo var. agrestis Naudin
Cucumis melo var. dudaim Cucumis melo var. dudaim (L.) Naud.
Cucumis melo var. inodorus Cucumis melo var. inodorus
Cucumis melo var. texanus Cucumis melo var. texanus

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Jefferson (KY), Lyon (KY), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 1978

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0208435 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cucumis melo
APSC0015978 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cucumis melo
APSC0015981 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cucumis melo
APSC0084876 Jefferson Kentucky 08 Sep 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Cucumis melo
APSC0015980 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Cucumis melo
TENN-V-0208437 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Cucumis melo
TENN-V-0208436 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cucumis melo
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