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Taxon: Citrus limetta Risso

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10730
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 20:195, t. 2, fig. 1. 1813
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 21 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials: essential oils

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (Mediterranean region)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand

    Europe
    • Europe (Mediterranean region)


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya.
  2. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  3. Citrus Crop Germplasm Committee. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. Note: = Citrus limonia var. limetta (Risso) Engl.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications. Note: = Citrus ×limetta
  7. Federici, C. T. et al. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Citrus (Rutaceae) and related genera as revealed by RFLP and RAPD analysis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 96:812-822.
  8. Froelicher, Y. et al. 2011. New universal mitochondrial PCR markers reveal new information on maternal citrus phylogeny. Tree Genet. Genomes 7:49-61.
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: cites as "also used as rootstock"
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Singh, R. & N. Nath. 1969. Practical approach to the classification of Citrus. In: H. D. Chapman (ed.), Proceedings of the First International Citrus Symposium. 1:439.
  17. Tanaka, T. 1954. Species problem in Citrus: a critical study of wild and cultivated units of Citrus, based upon field studies in their native homes. Revisio Aurantiacearum. 9:115. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.
  18. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Citrus limetta Risso :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?10730. Accessed 18 July 2019.