Citrullus

Citrullus
Watermelon, Citrullus lanatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Subfamily: Cucurbitoideae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Subtribe: Benincasinae
Genus: Citrullus
Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.
Species
Synonyms
  • Anguria Mill.
  • Colocynthis Mill.

Citrullus is a small genus of desert vines, among which Citrullus lanatus (the watermelon) is an important crop.

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Classifications of Citrullus

A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms

Citroides Group

  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Citroides Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. lanatus var. citroides (L.H. Bailey) Mansf. A -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Citroides Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai var. citroides (L.H. Bailey) Mansf. s -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai

(Citroides Group)

  • Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. var. citroides L.H. Bailey s -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Citroides Group)

Colocynthis Group

  • Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. subsp. insipidus (Pang.) Fursa
  • Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. subsp. stenotomus (Pang.) Fursa

Lanatus Group

  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf., non Matsum. & Nakai, nom. illeg.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai A
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Lanatus Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. lanatus var. lanatus A -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Citrullus caffer Schrad. -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Lanatus Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. mucosospermus Fursa
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa var. cordophanus (Ter-Avan) Fursa
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai var. caffer (Schrad.) Mansf. -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai var. fistulosus Duth. & Full. -> Praecitrullus fistulosus (Stocks) Pangale A
  • Citrullus lanatus var. fistulosus (Steward) C. R. Babu -> Praecitrullus fistulosus (Stocks) Pangale A
  • Citrullus lanatus var. fistulosus (Stocks) H. L. Chakravarty -> Praecitrullus fistulosus (Stocks) Pangale A
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai var. lanatus s -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Lanatus Group)
  • Citrullus naudinianus (Sonder) J. D. Hooker s -> Anthosicyos naudinianus (Sonder) C. Jeffrey A
  • Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai

Vulgaris Group

  • Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. var. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Citrullus edulis Spach. -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Vulgaris Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Vulgaris Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa var. vulgaris A -> Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai (Vulgaris Group)

Other Groups

  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa (Asian Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa (Eastern Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa (Russian Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa (Seedless Group)
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa (Seedy Group)

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