Data about <i>Citrullus lanatus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Citrullus lanatus</i>
introduced range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Additional detail Puerto Rico USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Additional detail U. S. Virgin Islands USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Citrullus lanatus</i>
  • plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
plant growth habit
Additional detail forb/herb
  • forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/), graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/forbHerb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Additional detail trailing Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
Additional detail vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  

Ecology

Data about <i>Citrullus lanatus</i>
habitat
Additional detail botanical garden
  • botanical garden
    A place where a wide variety of plants primarily categorized and documented for scientific purposes.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00010624
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultivated habitat
  • cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
Additional detail pasture
  • pasture
    Grassland used for grazing of ungulate livestock as part of a farm or ranch.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000266
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river bank
  • river bank
    The sloping margin of a river, serving to confine it to its natural channel.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000143
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
  • wetland indicator status (NWPL)
    Five indicator statuses, or ratings, are used in the United States National Wetland Plant List to designate a plant species’ preference for occurrence in a wetland or upland: Upland (UPL), Facultative Upland (FACU), Facultative (FAC), Facultative Wetland (FACW), and Obligate Wetland (OBL). The statuses represent the estimated probability of a species occurring in wetlands versus nonwetlands in a region.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/WetlandIndicatorStatus
wetland indicator status (NWPL)
Additional detail facultative upland
  • facultative upland
    Nonhydrophyte. Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nwpl_facu
National Wetland Plant List  
Additional detail upland National Wetland Plant List  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail Fusarium oxysporum GloBI  
Additional detail Gibberella fujikuroi GloBI  
Additional detail Neocosmospora vasinfecta GloBI  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
has predator
Additional detail Geocoris lubra GloBI  
Additional detail Leptoglossus gonagra GloBI  
Additional detail Pumpkin Caterpillar GloBI  
elevation max
Additional detail 148.3 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
measurement Additional detail 150 m Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
measurement Additional detail 396 m Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
min Additional detail 7.0 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
measurement Additional detail 762 m Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
median Additional detail 77.7 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Citrullus lanatus</i>
life cycle habit
Additional detail annual
  • annual
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span ends within one year after germination, e.g. a winter annual germinating in the autumn and flowering in the spring (esp. in Mediterranean climates), approximately synonymous to therophyte, c.f. biennial, ephemeral, perennial, c.f. also of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/annual
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Citrullus lanatus</i>
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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