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Taxon: Citrus ×amblycarpa (Hassk.) Ochse

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10679
Place of publication: Ind. vrucht. 217. 1927
Link to protologue:
Comment: Citrus hystrix × C. reticulata
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2020 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (in Indonesia)

Distributional Range:


    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Jawa]


  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  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. Dambier, D. et al. 2011. Somatic hybridization for citrus rootstock breeding: an effective tool to solve important issues of the Mediterranean citrus industry. Pl. Cell Rep. 30:883-900. Note: this study tested Citrus amblycarpa as a parental donor, succeeding in obtaining somatic hybrids
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications. Note: = Citrus ×amblycarpa
  6. 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. Note: this study included one sample of Citrus amblycarpa that grouped in one of the mandarin clusters
  7. Froelicher, Y. et al. 2011. New universal mitochondrial PCR markers reveal new information on maternal citrus phylogeny. Tree Genet. Genomes 7:49-61. Note: this study examined the origin and maternal phylogeny of cultivated citrus; it included a sample of Citrus amblycarpa that was resolved among members of the 'Micrantha' mitotype that included species of both the subgenera Papeda and Citrus (sensu Swingle)
  8. León, M. et al. 2009. Fenologia de la naranja 'Valencia' sobre tres patrones en Yumare, estado Yaracuy, Venezuela. Rev. UDO Agric. 9:347-355. Note: this study examined phenological features of a commercial orange grafted in three different species, one of which was C. amblycarpa; it found in this two-year study that the scion only flowered once when grafted on C. amblycarpa despite the occurrence of two growing seasons
  9. Medina-Urrutia, V. et al. 2004. New intergeneric somatic hybrids combining Amblycarpa Mandarin with six trifoliate/trifoliate hybrid selection for lime rootstock improvement. HortScience 39:355-360.
  10. Ollitrault, P. et al. 2012. SNP mining in C. clementina BAC end sequences; transferability in the Citrus genus (Rutaceae), phylogenetic inferences and perspectives for genetic mapping. B. M. C. Genomics 13:13.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. 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. 9:139. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.

Check other web resources for Citrus ×amblycarpa (Hassk.) Ochse :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10679. Accessed 12 July 2020.