Genus: Citrullus Schrad.

 
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus number: 2639
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 3884 (1948 active, 1438 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Anguria Mill., nom. rej. & the heterotypic synonym Colocynthis Mill., nom. rej.\; all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Dane, F. & P. Lang 2004. Sequence variation at cpDNA regions of watermelon and related wild species: implications for the evolution of Citrullus haplotypes. Amer. J. Bot. 91:1922-1929.
  • Jarret, R. L. & M. Newman 2000. Phylogenetic relationships among species of Citrullus and the placement of C. rehmii De Winter as determined by internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence heterogeneity. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 47:215-222.
  • Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). (Taxon) 60:122-138.
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Citrullus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=2639. Accessed 17 November 2018.