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Taxon: Citrus sphaerocarpa Tanaka, nom. nud.

Synonym of Citrus spp.

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 314378
Place of publication: Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect., Ser. B., Agric. 18:28,30. 1966, nom. nud.
Link to protologue:
Comment: no Latin description provided by T. Tanaka
Name Verified on: 18-Jan-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  2. Ozaki, Y. et al. 1991. Ichangensin glucoside in Citrus junos, Citrus sudachi, and Citrus sphaerocarpa. Phytochemistry 30:2659-2661.
  3. Penjor, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Citrus and its relatives based on matK gene sequences. PLoS One 8(4): e62574.
  4. Rahman, M. M. et al. 2001. Cultivar identification of 'Yuzu' (Citrus junos Sieb. ex Tanaka) and related acid citrus by leaf isozymes. Sci. Hort. 87:191-198.

Check other web resources for Citrus sphaerocarpa Tanaka, nom. nud. :

  • 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?314378. Accessed 18 August 2019.