This name is a synonym of Cucumis melo L..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name with original publication details: New Orleans Med. Surg. J. 9: 609 1853.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2747022.