Genus: Acanthosicyos Welw. ex Benth. & Hook. f.

Possible synonym of: Citrullus Schrad.

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus number: 53
Last updated: 12-Mar-2013
Accession Count: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. 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. Note: accepts
  2. Schaefer, H. et al. 2009. Gourds afloat: a dated phylogeny reveals an Asian origin of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) and numerous oversea dispersal events. Proc. Roy. Soc. Biol. Sci. Ser. B 276:847. Note: should be included in Citrullus

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 5 July 2020.