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Citrus ID

 

Shiranui

 

Synonyms

 

None

Cultivar or Taxon

 

Citrus reticulata Blanco (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967, Mabberley 1997, Bayer et al. 2009)

Origin

 

The Chiefland Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar (clone DPI-132): "Was developed in Japan as a cross between Kiyomi and Ponkan. Dekopon was originally a brand name, it has become a genericized trademark and it is used to refer to all brands of the fruit; the generic name is shiranuhi or shiranui....Entered Florida through CGIP and released in 2009."

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 medium, adjoining the blade. Leaflets one, margin crenate/crenulate or bluntly toothed, shade leaflet blades flat or weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades flat or weakly conduplicate. Leaflets mandarin-like when crushed. Fruit as broad as long or longer than broad, rind yellow (7-10), yellow-orange (11) or orange (12), rind texture slightly rough (4-5), firmness leathery, navel absent, flesh orange, taste acidic-sweet.

The Chiefland Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following additional notes on the cultivar (clone DPI-132): "The fruit is seedless and highly sweet with a large neck and bumpy skin."

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.

Chiefland Budwood Facility. 2010. 2010 Annual report July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010. Bureau of Citrus Budwood Registration, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Winter Haven.

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

 

Search for this cultivar in NPGS/GRIN1

Search for this cultivar in NCBI2 Entrez or NCBI Nucleotide

1GRIN: Germplasm Resources Information Network; NPGS: National Plant Germplasm System

2NCBI: National Center for Biotechnology Information

 

Citrus ID Edition 2
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