African Plant Database


Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. 2 2: 279 (1836) 
Information on the genus : Citrullus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Momordica lanata Thunb. (1794)
=Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (1916)
=*Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf. (1959)
=Cucurbita citrullus L. (1753)
=Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze (1891)
=Cucumis vulgaris E.H. L. Krause
=Cucumis colocynthis Thunb. (1794)
=Colocynthis amarissima Schrad. (1833)
=Cucumis laciniosus Eckl. ex Schrad. (1836)
=Cucurbita anguria Duchesne ex Lam. (1786)
=Cucurbita caffra Eckl. & Zeyh. (1836)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 435-437

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 256 (1937).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°25845 modified 2008-11-20
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