Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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No No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
9239406 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside vergeC49 South of Mudumu National Park0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B1 947-18.21748023.5381807
9222005 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 about 60 km West of Katima Mulilo0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D4 952-17.76140023.8252407
9224205 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 about 82 km West of Katima Mulilo0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D3 963-17.85523023.6407407
9197004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area next to roadC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 935-17.92248024.1487707
9202004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area next to roadC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1824A1 937-18.03300024.0451607
9208304 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside vergeC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B2 933-18.15148023.9276007
91527231 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
On riverbankChobe Camp, Ngoma0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 927Hairy leaves, fruit smooth and striped-17.89840024.7290207
115499026 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten BW1621BT Wursten
BR
EOWBL
Climbing over old abandoned hut in woodland at edge of dambo Chironde Camp, Coutada 12 1840Mozambique1835A4 MS163Fruit smooth, hairy. Growing together with several other species of wild Cucurbitaceae; possibly wild and not planted -18.32906035.3575607
76473318 Jan 2017BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
C Robertson
BP Mpofu
BT Wursten
Along track at margin of mature mixed woodlandNear western boundary, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D3 W920-17.86536025.5288407
70029219 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
BT Wursten
In sandy soils of open clearing in riverine vegetation.Island in front of Zambezi Sands River Lodge, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D3 W910-17.84567025.5883907
4053046 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Open sandy groundNear railway line by road to Hwange NP, Main Camp0Zimbabwe1826D2 W1090Flowers yellow; fruit smooth.-18.68446026.9377307
20215125 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Sandy ground at edge of riverineShashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River (cultivated plant)92Zimbabwe2129C3 QF268745S580-21.92215029.1952906
30419017 May 1996MA Hyde
RB Drummond
Sandy miombo woodland with extensive patches of cultivationHatfield, Harare11Zimbabwe1731C3 TR950237C1460Possibly planted-17.86790031.0649806
81384028 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3624Collections from S side of road in boggy grass plain of white sand at edge, central wet, bog area and surrounding woodland. Kaoma District; ca. 22.4 km W of Kaoma turnoff on Lusaka-Mongu Road. 0Zambia1424D3 B1080Rare; in pan near water; leaves and stems light green; fruit streaked like a watermelon with darker green patterning.-14.87500024.6583335
93735023 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1046WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from the turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from the main tarred road between Katima- Kongola (B8).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 980Creeper; Notes: Prostrate, annual creeper. Great variation in leaves from deeply lobed to almost unlobed. Petals golden yellow. Fruits vary from pale green to dark green banded. Flesh pale green, not bitter but somewhat mealy. Sikululu (Lozi) is flesh made into porridge by local people. Seeds dispersed by elephants. Growing in mulapo grassland on road verge. Soil pH 8.-17.92028023.3375005

Total records found: 15



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: Species information: Records of Citrullus lanatus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species-display.php?species_id=157250, retrieved 2 December 2021

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