EPPO Global Database

Citrullus lanatus(CITLA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-03-01

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CITLA
  • Preferred name: Citrullus lanatus
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Matsumura & Nakai

Notes

Mediterranean (southeast), Africa (northeast). Cultivated as a vegetable. Introduced in Western Asia, Central Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, most of Africa, North and Central America, Caribbean, South America

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Citrullus lanatus var. caffer (Schrader) Mansfeld
Citrullus vulgaris Schrader
Colocynthis citrullus (Linnaeus) Kuntze
Cucurbita citrullus Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
citrul English
egusi melon English
watermelon English
water melon English
Wassermelone German
melon d'eau French
pastèque French
melón de agua Spanish
patilla Spanish
sandía Spanish
anguria Italian
cocomero Italian
melone d'acqua Italian
pastecca Italian
watermeloen Dutch
melancia Portuguese
melancieira Portuguese
vattenmelon Swedish
スイカ Japanese
suika Japanese
арбуз обыкновенный Russian
vandmelon Danish
vannmelon Norwegian
vesimeloni Finnish
karpuz Turkish
avatiach pashut Hebrew
אֲבַטִּיחַ פָּשׁוּט Hebrew
bitterboela Afrikaans
bitterkalbas Afrikaans
bitterwaatlemoen Afrikaans
karkoer Afrikaans
tsamma Afrikaans
waatlemoen Afrikaans
wildewaatlemoen Afrikaans
arbuz zwyczajny Polish
kawon Polish
görögdinnye Hungarian
shalqi Albanian
dellah Arabic
диня Bulgarian
sindriera Catalan
xī guā Chinese
西瓜 Chinese
lubenica  Croatian
lubenice obecná Czech
vodní meloun Czech
tarbooj Hindi
tarbuj Hindi
तरबूज Hindi
harbuz Romanian
lubenita Romanian
pepene duce Romanian
pepene verde Romanian
dyňa červená Slovak
vodní meloun Slovak
tikitimaji Swahili
кавун звичайний Ukrainian