Galapagos Species Checklist

Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsun. & Nakai

sandía, patilla, melón de agua, watermelon, wild melon

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Violales

Family
Cucurbitaceae

Genus
Citrullus

Species
lanatus

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh., Cucumis citrullus (L.) Ser. fide Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Missouri Botanical Garden (2010)

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

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  • Jaramillo, P. (1999) Impacto de las Actividades Humanas sobre las comunidades de plantas nativas en el Parque Nacional Galápagos. Informe Galápagos, 50-55 (Eds P. Ospina and E. Muñóz). Quito-Ecuador: Fundación Natura y el Fondo Mundial para la Naturaleza (WWF).
  • Jaramillo, P. (1999) Impact of Human Activities on the Native Plant Life in Galapagos National Park. Galapagos Report, 50-55 (Eds P. Ospina and E. Muñóz.). Quito-Ecuador: Fundación Natura and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
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