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Water Melon
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Cucurbitales »  family Cucurbitaceae - cucurbits »  genus Citrullus - watermelon

Scientific synonyms

Momordica lanata Thunb.
Citrullus colocynthis var. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
Cucurbita citrullus L.
Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.

Other names

= Afghan Melon
= Bastard Melon
= Bitter Melon
= Camel Melon
= Watermelon
= Wild Melon
= Wild Watermelon

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Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Erysiphe cichoracearum DC. - Powdery Mildew of Cucumber, Podosphaera xanthii (Castagne) U. Braun & Shishkoff, Didymella bryoniae (Fuckel) Rehm - Black Rot of Cucumber

Related glossary terms

vegetable

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. et Nakai]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. et Nakai]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. et Nakai]
Data retrieved on: 17 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Citrullus lanatus (Thunberg) Matsumura et Nakai]

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