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Cucumis melo L.
Dudaim melon, Cantalope

Cucumis melo
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Chaumeton, F.P., Flore médicale, vol. 4: t. 231 (1830)

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Cucumis melo available from :

Cucumis melo has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Present Not Native, Naturalized
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Cucumis melo has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Cucumis melo has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Cucumis melo
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Chaumeton, F.P., Flore médicale, vol. 4: t. 231 (1830)
Cucumis melo
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Descourtilz, M.E., Flore médicale des Antilles, vol. 5: t. 321 (1827) [J.T. Descourtilz]