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Citrus ID

 

Shekwasha

 

Synonyms

 

Pectinifera, Seequasia, Sequase, Sequosse, Shiikuwasha, Shikasya (sec. Cottin 2002)

Cultivar or taxon

 

Citrus depressa Hayata (sensu Hodgson 1967; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002); Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus tachibana (Makino) Yu. Tanaka (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967 [expressing uncertainty])

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 short, wings absent. Leaflets one, margin entire or bluntly toothed, shade leaflet blades flat or weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly or strongly conduplicate. Leaflets mandarin-like when crushed. Fruit broader than long, rind yellow (7-10), yellow-orange (11), orange (12) or red-orange (13), rind texture slightly rough (4-5), firmness leathery, navel absent, flesh orange, taste acidic-sweet.

References

 

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

Hodgson, R.W. 1967. Horticultural varieties of Citrus. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry, rev. University of California Press. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter4.html.

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

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

2NCBI: National Center for Biotechnology Information

 

Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011
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