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*Cucumis melo Linnaeus var. cantalupo Seringe. Canteloupe, Muskmelon. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Gardens, fields, trash heaps, commonly cultivated in home gardens and commercially, sometimes volunteering from seed the following year. Dist: Native of Asia.

Origin/Endemic status: Paleotropics

Synonymy: = Cucumis melo L. ssp. melo var. cantalupo Ser. – FNA6; = Cucumis melo L. var. cantalupensis Naudin – Munger & Robinson (1991), Stepansky, Kovalski, & Perl-Treves (1999); = n/a – C, Pa, Tat; < Cucumis melo L. – Ar, F, Fl2, G, Il, K1, NcTx, RAB, S, WH3, WV, Schaefer (2007); < Cucumis melo L. ssp. melo – NY, Kirkbride (1993); < Cucumis melo L. var. melo – K4

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