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Taxon: Limonia acidissima L.

 
Genus: Limonia
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 22253
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:554. 1762
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11629008
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. 1925-1962. Florae siamensis enumeratio.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Kim, T. K. 2012. Limonia acidissima. Edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants. Six volumes 884-889. Note: Springer Science+Business Media B
  7. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Stone, B. C. & D. H. Nicolson. 1978. Arguments for Limonia acidissima L. (Rutaceae) and against its rejection as a nomen ambiguum. Taxon 27:551-552.
  12. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. Note: = Feronia limonia (L.) Swingle
  13. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:190.
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Limonia acidissima L. :

  • 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?22253. Accessed 15 September 2019.