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Taxon: Citrus macroptera Montrouz.

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10739
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Lyon, Sect. Sci. sér. 2, 10:187. 1860
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Melanesian papeda  (Source: Gard BSing) - English
  • papeda de Melanesia  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (commercially cultivated in India)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram]
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar (s.), Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa


References:

  1. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Citrus-citrus.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  4. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  5. Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. 1964-1977. Flora Hainanica.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: it includes its use as rootstock in Spain
  7. Malik, S. K. et al. 2006. Collection and characterization of Citrus indica Tanaka and C. macroptera Montr.: wild endangered species of northeastern India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:1485-1493.
  8. Malik, S. K. et al. 2013. Socio-economic importance, domestication trends and in situ conservation of wild Citrus species of Nrotheast India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:1655-1671. Note: as an endangered species in NE India, where it is also commercially cultivated
  9. 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 one sample of Citrus macroptera, a member of the subgenus Papeda that was resolved in a subcluster of the pummelo cluster together with C. aurantiifolia
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. 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.
  12. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  13. 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.
  14. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives.
  15. 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. 9:107. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.
  16. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:326.
  17. Yamamoto, M. et al. 2013. Diversity of chloroplast DNA in various mandarins (Citrus spp.) and other Citrus demonstrated by CAPS analysis. J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 82:106-113.

Check other web resources for Citrus macroptera Montrouz. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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?id=10739. Accessed 22 July 2019.