foc
《中国植物志》英文修订版
Flora of China
  FOC Vol.19 (2011)              | Family List  Cucurbitaceae  PDF Cucumis  PDF   |  eFloras.org Link Font:+ Big | - Small
   1a. Cucumis melo subsp. melo  
甜瓜(原亚种)   tian gua (yuan ya zhong)
  

Cucumis bisexualis A. M. Lu & G. C. Wang.

  

Ovary and young fruit pilose or lanate, with spreading hairs; fruit in cultivated forms fragrant and sweet.

Farmlands, roadsides. Anhui, Jiangsu, Shandong, Xinjiang; also cultivated throughout China [native to Old World tropics and subtropics; introduced in New World tropics; widely cultivated in tropical and temperate countries].

The fruit is used as a refreshing dessert in summer; the plants are used medicinally.

The fruit is used as a refreshing dessert in summer; the plants are used medicinally.