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Taxon: Citrus limettioides Tanaka

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 312652
Place of publication: J. Indian Bot. Soc. 16:236. 1937
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 20 (15 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Indian sweet lime  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • Palestine sweet lemon  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • Palestine sweet lime  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • sweet lime  (Source: Wealth India RM) - English
  • limettier doux de Palestine  (Source: Mansf Ency) - French
  • palestinische Limette  (Source: pers. comm.) - German
  • lima dulce de India  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Spanish
  • lima dulce de Palestina  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide Wealth India RM 2:190. 1950) fruit (fide Wealth India RM 2:190. 1950)
  • Materials: essential oils

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • Africa (Mediterranean region)

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

    Europe
    • Europe (Mediterranean region)


References:

  1. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. 2:190.
  3. Curk, F. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic origin of limes and lemons revealed by cytoplasmic and nuclear markers. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 117: 565–583.
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications. Note: = C. × limettioides
  5. 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.
  6. Froelicher, Y. et al. 2011. New universal mitochondrial PCR markers reveal new information on maternal citrus phylogeny. Tree Genet. Genomes 7:49-61.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Jena, S. N. et al. 2009. Molecular phylogeny in Indian Citrus L. (Rutaceae) inferred through PCR-RFLP and trnL-trnF sequence data of chloroplast DNA. Sci. Hort. 119:403-416.
  10. Kumar, S. et al. 2013. Molecular differentiation in Indian Citrus L. (Rutaceae) inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence analysis. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:59-75.
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  12. Nicolosi, E. et al. 2000. Citrus phylogeny and genetic origin of important species as investigated by molecular markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 100:1155-1166.
  13. Penjor, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Citrus and its relatives based on matK gene sequences. PLoS One 8(4): e62574. Note: this study included Citrus limettioides that grouped in the pummelo cluster
  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. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  17. 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.
  18. 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. 9:110. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.

Check other web resources for Citrus limettioides Tanaka :

  • 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?312652. Accessed 21 July 2019.