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Taxon: Citrus karna Raf.

Synonym of Citrus ×limon (L.) Osbeck

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10726
Place of publication: Sylva tellur. 142. 1838
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/404698
Comment: a hybrid of Citrus reticulata × C. medica
Name Verified on: 08-Aug-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  2. Curk, F. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic origin of limes and lemons revealed by cytoplasmic and nuclear markers. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 117:565–583.
  3. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 1027. Note: a plant cultivated in India for its fruits; it includes a comment on its use: "Also used as a rootstock for other Citrus species"
  4. 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. Note: this study included two accessions of Citrus karna, a species grouped with the pummelo clade, and of probable hybrid origin
  5. 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. Note: as a cultivar of Indian origin
  6. Murkute, A. A. et al. 2006. Studies on salt stress tolerance of citrus rootstock genotypes with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Hort. Sci. 33:70-76. Note: Not in BPH
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Sharma, B. D. et al. 2004. Genetic resources of Citrus of north-eastern India and their potential use. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 51:411-418.
  9. 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.
  10. Stone, B. C. 1994. Citrus fruits of Assam: a new key to species, and remarks on Citrus assamensis Bhattacharya and Dutta, 1956. Gard. Bull. Singapore 46:110.
  11. 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. 9:116. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.

Check other web resources for Citrus karna Raf. :

  • 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=10726. Accessed 8 August 2020.