Citrullus lanatus: common name details from PIER


Common name - Language - Location
Language - Location - Common name
Location - Language - Common name
Language - Common name - Location

Common name/Language/Location

Common name Language Location PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Afghan melon English ? Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
albudeca Spanish ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
bastard-melon English ? Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
bitter-melon English ? Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
chandia Chamorro Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
egusi English ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
egusi watermelon English ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
hina pāpālangi Tongan Tonga Islands Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
maeyis Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 28)  
meleni Niuean Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 77)  
meleni Samoan American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
meleni Samoan Manu‘a Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 66)  
meleni Samoan Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
meleni Tongan Tonga Islands Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
melēni Tongarevan (spoken) Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
meleni Tuvaluan Tuvalu Islands Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 121)  
meleti Mangarevan Mangareva (Gambier) Island St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
melon d'eau French ? Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
merēni Maori (Cook Islands) Cook Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
merēni Tahitian Tahiti Island Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
merēni Tongarevan (written) Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
mereni Tahiti Tahitian Society Islands Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
mereti Mangarevan Mangareva (Gambier) Island St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
pastique French ? Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
sandía Spanish Galápagos Islands Charles Darwin Foundation (2008)  
sandiang Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
subag Korean ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
suika Japanese ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
suika Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
te meren I-Kiribati Kiribati (Republic of) Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 21)  
watermelon English ? Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
wild melon English ? Smith, Albert C. (1981) (p. 678)  
xi gua Chinese ? Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  

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Language/Location/Common name

Language Location Common name PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Chamorro Guam Island chandia Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
Chinese ? xi gua Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
English ? Afghan melon Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
English ? bastard-melon Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
English ? bitter-melon Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
English ? egusi U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
English ? egusi watermelon U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
English ? watermelon Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
English ? wild melon Smith, Albert C. (1981) (p. 678)  
French ? melon d'eau Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
French ? pastique Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
I-Kiribati Kiribati (Republic of) te meren Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 21)  
Japanese ? suika U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Korean ? subag U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Mangarevan Mangareva (Gambier) Island meleti St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
Mangarevan Mangareva (Gambier) Island mereti St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
Maori (Cook Islands) Cook Islands merēni Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
Niuean Niue Island meleni Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 77)  
Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) sandiang Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) suika Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
Samoan American Samoa Islands meleni Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
Samoan Manu‘a Islands meleni Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 66)  
Samoan Western Samoa Islands meleni Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
Spanish ? albudeca U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Spanish Galápagos Islands sandía Charles Darwin Foundation (2008)  
Tahitian Society Islands mereni Tahiti Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
Tahitian Tahiti Island merēni Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
Tongan Tonga Islands hina pāpālangi Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
Tongan Tonga Islands meleni Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
Tongarevan (spoken) Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island melēni McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
Tongarevan (written) Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island merēni McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
Tuvaluan Tuvalu Islands meleni Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 121)  
Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island maeyis Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 28)  

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Location/Language/Common name

Location Language Common name PIER bibliographic reference Comments
? Chinese xi gua Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
? English Afghan melon Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
? English bastard-melon Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
? English bitter-melon Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
? English egusi U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? English egusi watermelon U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? English watermelon Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
? English wild melon Smith, Albert C. (1981) (p. 678)  
? French melon d'eau Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
? French pastique Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
? Japanese suika U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? Korean subag U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? Spanish albudeca U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
American Samoa Islands Samoan meleni Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
Cook Islands Maori (Cook Islands) merēni Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
Galápagos Islands Spanish sandía Charles Darwin Foundation (2008)  
Guam Island Chamorro chandia Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
Kiribati (Republic of) I-Kiribati te meren Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 21)  
Mangareva (Gambier) Island Mangarevan meleti St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
Mangareva (Gambier) Island Mangarevan mereti St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
Manu‘a Islands Samoan meleni Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 66)  
Niue Island Niuean meleni Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 77)  
Palau Islands (main island group) Palauan sandiang Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
Palau Islands (main island group) Palauan suika Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island Tongarevan (spoken) melēni McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island Tongarevan (written) merēni McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
Society Islands Tahitian mereni Tahiti Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
Tahiti Island Tahitian merēni Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
Tonga Islands Tongan hina pāpālangi Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
Tonga Islands Tongan meleni Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
Tuvalu Islands Tuvaluan meleni Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 121)  
Western Samoa Islands Samoan meleni Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
Yap (Waqab) Island Yapese maeyis Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 28)  

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Language/Common name/Location

Language Common name Location PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Chamorro chandia Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
Chinese xi gua ? Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
English Afghan melon ? Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
English bastard-melon ? Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
English bitter-melon ? Australian National Botanic Gardens (2013)  
English egusi ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
English egusi watermelon ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
English watermelon ? Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 562)  
English wild melon ? Smith, Albert C. (1981) (p. 678)  
French melon d'eau ? Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
French pastique ? Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
I-Kiribati te meren Kiribati (Republic of) Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 21)  
Japanese suika ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Korean subag ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Mangarevan meleti Mangareva (Gambier) Island St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
Mangarevan mereti Mangareva (Gambier) Island St. John, Harold (1988) (p. 25)  
Maori (Cook Islands) merēni Cook Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
Niuean meleni Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 77)  
Palauan sandiang Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
Palauan suika Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 32)  
Samoan meleni American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
Samoan meleni Manu‘a Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 66)  
Samoan meleni Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 183)  
Spanish albudeca ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Spanish sandía Galápagos Islands Charles Darwin Foundation (2008)  
Tahitian merēni Tahiti Island Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 379)  
Tahitian mereni Tahiti Society Islands Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 92)  
Tongan hina pāpālangi Tonga Islands Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
Tongan meleni Tonga Islands Whistler, W. A. (1991) (p. 86)  
Tongarevan (spoken) melēni Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
Tongarevan (written) merēni Penrhyn (Tongareva) Island McCormack, Gerald (2013)  
Tuvaluan meleni Tuvalu Islands Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 121)  
Yapese maeyis Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 28)  

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