Taxon  Report   9814    
Citrullus lanatus  (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai  var. lanatus 
Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Citrullus
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Citrullus citrullus
PLANTS: Citrullus colocynthis var. lanatus
PLANTS: Citrullus vulgaris
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More information about  Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).