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Taxon: Citrus japonica Thunb.

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10724
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3:199. 1780 (Fl. jap. 292. 1784)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Apr-2020 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 42 (15 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 (as Fortunella margarita)
  • Human food: fruit (as Fortunella margarita, F. hindsii, and F. crassifolia) fruit (as Fortunella margarita, F. hindsii, and F. crassifolia)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Zhejiang Sheng, Guangdong Sheng] Hong Kong


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, 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. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  3. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  4. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives.
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Citrus japonica Thunb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10724. Accessed 6 August 2020.