Citrullus sp. - Colocynth, Watermelon

Non-native , Occasional

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 04/29/2013

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Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh. and Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumura & Nakai have been reported from our area. Further research is needed to clarify the occurrence and distribution of these species, and they are herein mapped as one unit.

Common Names

Colocynth, Watermelon