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Citrus ID

 

1449

 

Synonyms

 

None

Cultivar or taxon

 

Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck, pro sp. X Citrus trifoliata L. (sensu Mabberley 2004, Bayer et al. 2009); Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f. x Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf. (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967 sec. Cottin 2002; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002; sec. NPGS/GRIN 2010)

Origin

 

P. trifoliata x C. limon (unknown cultivars)” sec. NPGS/GRIN (2010)

Description

 

Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First-year twig surface glabrous; second- or third-year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Petiole glabrous, length medium, wings narrow, adjoining the blade. Leaflets one or three, margin crenate/crenulate or bluntly toothed, rachis wings absent, shade leaflet blades weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly conduplicate. Scent of crushed leaflets sweetly orange-like, spicy or peppery, somewhat to strongly malodorous, mandarin-like, or not scented. Fruit broader than long; rind yellow (7-10), yellow-orange (11), or orange (12); rind texture slightly rough (4-5), medium rough (6-7) or rough (8); firmness leathery; navel absent; flesh green/greenish or orange; taste sour.

References

 

Bayer, R.J., D.J. Mabberley, C. Morton, C.H. Miller, I.K. Sharma, B.E. Pfeil, S. Rich, R. Hitchcock, and S. Sykes. 2009. A molecular phylogeny of the orange subfamily (Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) using nine cpDNA sequences. American Journal of Botany 96: 668–685.

Cottin, R. 2002. Citrus of the World: A citrus directory. Version 2.0. France: SRA INRA-CIRAD.

Mabberley, D.J. 1997. A classification for edible Citrus (Rutaceae). Telopea 7: 167–172.

Swingle, W.T. and P.C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry. Ed. 2. Vol. I. University of California, Riverside. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html.

Resources

 

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Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011
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