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Citrullus lanatus

Taxonomy ID: 3654 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3654)
current name
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai, 1916
holotype of Citrullus lanatus: UPS:collector:C.P. Thunberg:s.n.
neotype of Citrullus lanatus: M:collector:S.S. Renner:2816
Momordica lanata Thunb., 1959
Genbank common name: watermelon
NCBI BLAST name: eudicots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Citrullus battich Forssk.
heterotypic synonym
Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
heterotypic synonym
Citrullus lanatus subsp. vulgaris (Schrad.) Fursa, 1972
homotypic synonym:
Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.
common name(s) wild melon
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Cucurbitales; Cucurbitaceae; Benincaseae; Citrullus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 14,383 14,371 9
Protein 1,469 1,469 -
Structure 3 3 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 158 158 -
GEO Datasets 238 238 -
PubMed Central 2,156 2,113 -
Gene 185 185 -
SRA Experiments 2,634 2,630 -
Identical Protein Groups 449 449 -
BioProject 205 204 -
BioSample 2,722 2,721 -
Assembly 19 18 -
Taxonomy 2 1 -

Comments and References:

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GRIN (Aug 28, 2014)
Name accessed on 28 August 2014 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
FNA - Cucurbitaceae
Nesom GL. 2015. Cucurbitaceae Jussieu. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae. Online version.
Flora of China - Cucurbitaceae
Anmin Lu & Charles Jeffrey. Cucurbitaceae. Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2011. Flora of China. Vol. 19 (Cucurbitaceae through Valerianaceae, with Annonaceae and Berberidaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online version.
Chomicki G & Renner S 2014, doi:110.1111/nph.13163
Chomicki G and Renner S. 2014. Watermelon origin solved with molecular phylogenetics including Linnaean material: another example of museomics. New Phytologist doi:
Renner S et al. 2014
(2313) Renner S, Chomicki G and Greuter W. 2014. Proposal to conserve the name Momordica lanata (Citrullus lanatus) (watermelon,Cucurbitaceae), with a conserved type, against Citrullus battich. Taxon 63(4): 941-942.
TROPICOS (Nov 03, 2014)
Name accessed on 3 November 2014 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Genome Information

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Citrullus lanatus ((Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai) herbarium/museum collections PlantaeDB, University of Bucharest
Citrullus lanatus taxonomy/phylogenetic Plants of the World Online
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diArk: Citrullus lanatus organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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