EPPO Global Database

Cucumis melo(CUMME)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CUMME
  • Preferred name: Cucumis melo
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Probably native of eastern Mediterranean, but cultivated worldwide as a fruit crop. Often naturalized in Euromediterranean region


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Melo sativus Sageret

Common names
Name Language
пъпеш Bulgarian
melonera Catalan
meloun cukrový Czech
melon Danish
Honigmelone German
Melone German
Zuckermelone German
cantaloupe English
melon English
muskmelon English (US)
melón Spanish
meloncillo Spanish
melonera Spanish
meloni Finnish
melon French
meelon Hebrew
מֶלוֹן Hebrew
dinja  Croatian
sárgadinnye Hungarian
melone Italian
pepone Italian
popone Italian
メロン Japanese
meron Japanese
meloen Dutch
melon Norwegian
melon Polish
ogórek melon Polish
melão Portuguese
melão-de-cheiro Portuguese
melão-de-inverno Portuguese
meloa Portuguese
meloeiro Portuguese
boşar Romanian
pepene galben Romanian
дыня культурная Russian
дыня обыкновенная Russian
дыня посевная Russian
дыня столовая Russian
melon cukrový Slovak
pjepër Albanian
melon Swedish
kavun Turkish
диня посівна Ukrainian