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《中国植物志》英文修订版
Flora of China
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   1b. Cucumis melo subsp. agrestis  (Naudin) Pangalo in Zhukovskii Zemledel’ch. Turtsiya. 534. 1933.
菜瓜   cai gua
  

Cucumis melo var. agrestis Naudin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 73. 1859; Bryonia callosa Rottler; C. acidus Jacquin; C. callosus (Rottler) Cogniaux & Harms.

  

Ovary and young fruit sericeous with short appressed hairs; fruit in cultivated forms mostly not fragrant and not sweet.

Farmlands, roadsides. C and E China; commonly cultivated in China [throughout Old World tropics; introduced in New World tropics; also commonly cultivated in E and SE Asia, rarely cultivated elsewhere].

The fruit is used as a vegetable (菜瓜 cai gua).

The fruit is used as a vegetable (菜瓜 cai gua).