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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Citrullus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Citrullus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Cucurbitanae Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
   Ordo  Cucurbitales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
   Subordo  Cucurbitineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 190. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Cucurbitaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 393. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Cucumbers, Gourds, Watermelon
   Genus  Citrullus Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.
common name: watermelon

Named members of the Genus Citrullus

   Species  citrullus (L.) Karst.
syn. Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
   Species  colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
common name: colocynth
   Species  lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumura & Nakai
   Varietas  citroides (Bailey) Mansf.
common name: watermelon
   Varietas  lanatus
common name: watermelon
   Species  vulgaris Schrad.
common name: watermelon
   Varietas  citroides Bailey
syn. Citrullus lanatus var. citroides

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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