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Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 256 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Colocynthis
Basionym : Cucurbita citrullus L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
Status for NA : 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) Homotypic
 Cucurbita citrullus L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Momordica lanata Thunb. (1794)
=Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (1916)
=*Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf. (1959)
=Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh. (1836)
=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 North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 731 (1934). 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°25954
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