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Cucumis melo
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Cucumis melo (melon)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 17 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cucumis melo
  • Preferred Common Name
  • melon
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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C. melo, leaves and fruit.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
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CaptionC. melo, leaves and fruit. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
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C. melo, leaves and fruit.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
C. melo - line drawingC. melo, leaves and fruit. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cucumis melo L.

Preferred Common Name

  • melon

Other Scientific Names

  • Cucumis chito C. Morren
  • Cucumis flexuosus L.
  • Cucumis microspermus Nakai
  • Cucumis momordica Roxb.

International Common Names

  • Spanish: melón
  • French: melon
  • Arabic: 'aggûr; qâwûn; shammâm
  • Portuguese: melao

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kantalupe; Melone
  • Italy: pepone
  • Netherlands: meloen

EPPO code

  • CUMME (Cucumis melo)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Violales
  •                         Family: Cucurbitaceae
  •                             Genus: Cucumis
  •                                 Species: Cucumis melo

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresent
CameroonPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 42,000 MT (F)
DjiboutiPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 97 MT (F)
EgyptPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 757,677 MT
GuineaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 2,550 MT (F)
MayottePresent
MoroccoPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 736,800 MT
NamibiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 500 MT (F)
NigerPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 3,200 MT (F)
RéunionPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 2,000 MT (F)
South AfricaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 21,441 MT
SudanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 28,000 MT (F)
TunisiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 95,000 MT (F)
ZimbabwePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 230 MT (F)

Asia

AfghanistanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 28,000 MT (F)
BahrainPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 953 MT (F)
BangladeshPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 204,593 MT
BhutanPresentIntroduced1774
ChinaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 1,432,2480 MT (F)
-AnhuiPresent
-JiangsuPresent
-NingxiaPresent
-ShandongPresent
-ShanghaiPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
IndiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 645,000 MT (F)
-GujaratPresent
-KeralaPresent
-PunjabPresent
-RajasthanPresent
IndonesiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 61,244 MT
IranPresent
IraqPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 210,000 MT (F)
IsraelPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 37,543 MT
JapanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 225,000 MT (F)
JordanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 28,418 MT
KazakhstanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 215,750 MT
KuwaitPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 1,050 MT (F)
LebanonPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 8,500 MT (F)
OmanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 9,289 MT (F)
PakistanPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 274,664 MT
PalestinePresent
PhilippinesPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 9,889 MT
QatarPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 4,300 MT (F)
Saudi ArabiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 208,569 MT (F)
South KoreaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 220,385 MT
SyriaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 105,000 MT (F)
ThailandPresent
TurkeyPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 1,749,940 MT
United Arab EmiratesPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 8,000 MT (F)
YemenPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 27,000 MT (F)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 40,000 MT (F)
AustriaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 0 MT (M)
BelgiumPresentIntroduced1895
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPresent
BulgariaPresent
CyprusPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 10,627 MT
CzechiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 0 MT (M)
DenmarkPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 0 MT (M)
EstoniaPresentIntroduced1791
FrancePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 265,576 MT
-CorsicaPresentIntroduced1982
GreecePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 143,500 MT (F)
-CretePresent
HungaryPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 14,200 MT (F)
ItalyPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 653,309 MT
-SardiniaPresent
-SicilyPresent
LithuaniaPresentIntroduced1988
MaltaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 4,600 MT (F)
MoldovaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 2,673 MT
NetherlandsPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 2,300 MT (F)
NorwayPresentIntroduced1933
PortugalPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 22,000 MT (F)
-AzoresPresentIntroduced1952
RomaniaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 53,794 MT
SerbiaPresent
SlovakiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 858 MT
SpainPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 1,141,900 MT (F)
-Balearic IslandsPresent
-Canary IslandsPresent
SwedenPresentIntroduced1916
SwitzerlandPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 78 MT (F)
UkrainePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 97,000 MT
United KingdomPresentIntroduced1928

North America

Antigua and BarbudaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 900 MT (F)
BarbadosPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 500 MT (F)
BelizePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 231 MT
CanadaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 11,830 MT
Costa RicaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 197,273 MT
CubaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 99,000 MT (F)
Dominican RepublicPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 18,917 MT (F)
El SalvadorPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 1,286 MT
GuadeloupePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 8,079 MT (F)
GuatemalaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 530,657 MT (F)
HaitiPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 3,000 MT
HondurasPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 224,000 MT (F)
JamaicaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 2,520 MT
MartiniquePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 3,000 MT (F)
MexicoPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 582,288 MT
PanamaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 101,500 MT
Puerto RicoPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 2,000 MT (F)
United StatesPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 1,042,400 MT
-ArizonaPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-FloridaPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-OklahomaPresent
-TexasPresent

Oceania

American SamoaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 60 MT (F)
AustraliaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 71,583 MT (F)
Federated States of MicronesiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 370 MT (A)
FijiPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 200 MT (F)
French PolynesiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 250 MT (F)
GuamPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 370 MT (F)
New ZealandPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 3,500 MT (F)
Solomon IslandsPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 700 MT (F)
Wallis and FutunaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 80 MT (F)

South America

ArgentinaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 85,000 MT (F)
BrazilPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 510,000 MT (F)
-BahiaPresent
-CearaPresent
-Rio Grande do NortePresent
-Sao PauloPresent
ChilePresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 46,000 MT (F)
ColombiaPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 39,344 MT
EcuadorPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 16,000 MT (F)
ParaguayPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 29,000 MT (F)
PeruPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 13,000 MT (F)
UruguayPresentOther melons (inc.cantaloupes) production (2008) 3,259 MT

References

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