Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Linnaea 12:414 (1838)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Saturday 30 April 2005

Trailing perennial, herb or climber. Fl. yellow, Jan to Oct. Sandy, rocky, stony loam, clay soils, wet soils. In disturbed areas, floodplains.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Murchison, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Mann-Musgrave Block, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Southern Cross, Tallering, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Leonora, Meekatharra, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northam, Perenjori, Wyndham-East Kimberley, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.