African Plant Database

Cucumis colocynthis Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 13 (1794) 
Information on the genus : Cucumis
Status for MA : 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)
=Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh. (1836)
=Cucurbita citrullus L. (1753)
=Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze (1891)
=Cucumis vulgaris E.H. L. Krause
=Colocynthis amarissima Schrad. (1833)
=Cucumis laciniosus Eckl. ex Schrad. (1836)
=Cucurbita anguria Duchesne ex Lam. (1786)
=Cucurbita caffra Eckl. & Zeyh. (1836)
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Record n°203305 created 2009-08-19 - modified 2009-11-16
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