Muskmelon Cucumis melo, copyright Wilfredor.

Belongs within: Cucurbitales.

The Cucurbiteae are a group of annual herbs or woody lianas that often produce large, showy flowers; several species are widely grown for their edible fruit.

<==Cucurbiteae [Cucurbitoideae]
|  i. s.: Cucurbita CD07
|           |–C. aurantia C55
|           |–C. digitata BT72
|           |–C. ficifolia RS99
|           |–C. foetidissima H93
|           |–C. maxima C55
|           |–C. melopepo C55
|           |–C. moschata M99
|           |–C. ovifera C55
|           |–C. palmata H93
|           |–C. pepo Linnaeus 1753 CD07
|           `–C. verrucosa C55
`–Cucumerinae BR65
|–Ecballium elaterium [=Momordica elaterium] BR65
|–Momordica BR65
|    |–M. balsamina BR65
|    |–M. charantia SR07
|    |    |–M. c. var. charantia SR07
|    |    `–M. c. var. muricata SR07
|    |–M. dioica P03
|    `–M. senegalensis C55
|–Citrullus Forskål 1775 (nom. cons. prop.) [incl. Anguria Miller 1754, Colocynthis Ludw. 1757] BR65
|    |–C. colocynthis BR65
|    |–C. lanatus M99 [=C. colocynthis var. lanatus H93]
|    |    |–C. l. var. lanatus M99
|    |    |–C. l. var. caffer M99
|    |    `–C. l. var. vulgaris K10
|    |–C. rehmii CV06
|    `–C. vulgaris BR65
`–Cucumis WM09
|–C. anguria H90
|–C. callosus PP07
|–C. chate [incl. C. jucundus, C. picrocarpus, C. trigonus (preoc.)] BR65
|–C. citrullus [=Cucurbita citrullus] C55
|–C. melo M99
|    |  i. s.: C. m. var. cantalupensis M99
|    |         C. m. var. dudaim H93
|    |         C. m. var. momordica PP07
|    |         C. m. var. reticulatus BR65
|    |         C. m. var. saccharinus BR65
|    |–C. m. ssp. melo H90
|    `–C. m. ssp. agrestis H90
|–C. metulifera H90
|–C. myriocarpus BR65
|–C. prophetarum PP07
|–C. sativa WM09
`–C. zeyheri H90

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BT72] Baker, E. W., & D. M. Tuttle. 1972. New species and further notes on the Tetranychoidea mostly from the southwestern United States (Acarina: Tetranychidae and Tenuipalpidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 116: 1–37.

[BR65] Black, J. M., & E. L. Robertson. 1965. Flora of South Australia. Part IV. Oleaceae–Compositae. W. L. Hawes, Government Printer: Adelaide.

[C55] Candolle, A. de. 1855. Géographie Botanique Raisonée: Ou exposition des faits principaux et des lois concernant la distribution géographique des plantes de l’époque actuelle vol. 2. Librairie de Victor Masson: Paris.

[CD07] Cantino, P. D., J. A. Doyle, S. W. Graham, W. S. Judd, R. G. Olmstead, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis & M. J. Donoghue. 2007. Towards a phylogenetic nomenclature of Tracheophyta. Taxon 56 (3): E1–E44.

[CV06] Craven, P., & P. Vorster. 2006. Patterns of plant diversity and endemism in Namibia. Bothalia 36 (2): 175–189.

[H90] Harden, G. J. (ed.) 1990. Flora of New South Wales vol. 1. New South Wales University Press.

[H93] Hickman, J. C. (ed.) 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. University of California Press: Berkeley (California).

[K10] Keighery, G. 2010. The naturalised vascular plants of the Pilbara region, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 78 (1): 299–311.

[M99] Matthews, M. 1999. Heliothine Moths of Australia: A guide to bollworms and related noctuid groups. CSIRO Publishing.

[PP07] Pandey, R. P., & P. M. Padhye. 2007. Studies on phytodiversity of Arid Machia Safari Park-Kailana in Jodhpur (Rajasthan). Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 49: 15–78.

[P03] Paul, T. K. 2003. Botanical observations on the Purulia pumped storage hydropower project area, Bagmundi Hills, Purulia district, West Bengal. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 45: 121–142.

[RS99] Rossman, A. Y., G. J. Samuels, C. T. Rogerson & R. Lowen. 1999. Genera of Bionectriaceae, Hypocreaceae and Nectriaceae (Hypocreales, Ascomycetes). Studies in Mycology 42: 1–248.

[SR07] Sankar, R. V., K. Ravikumar, N. M. Ganesh Babu & D. K. Ved. 2007. Botany of Anapady MPCA, Palghat district, Kerala with special emphasis on species of conservation concern. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 49: 165–172.

[WM09] Wang, H., M. J. Moore, P. S. Soltis, C. D. Bell, S. F. Brockington, R. Alexandre, C. C. Davis, M. Latvis, S. R. Manchester & D. E. Soltis. 2009. Rosid radiation and the rapid rise of angiosperm-dominated forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 106 (10): 3853–3858.

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