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Taxon: Microcitrus australis (A. Cunn. ex Mudie) Swingle

 
Genus: Microcitrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 24248
Place of publication: J. Washington Acad. Sci. 5:575. 1915
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2000916
Name Verified on: 14-Feb-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Australian round-lime  (Source: Bot Citrus) - English
  • Australian-lime  (Source: Telopea) - English
  • dooja  (Source: Telopea) - English
  • australische Limette  (Source: pers. comm.) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (s.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Bani Hashemian, S. M. et al. 2010. Effects of resistance of Eremocitrus glauca and Microcitrus australis to viroid infection: replication, accumulation and long-distance movement of six citrus viroids. Pl. Pathol. 59:413-421.
  2. Bayer, R. J. et al. 2009. A molecular phylogeny of the orange subfamily (Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) using nine cpDNA sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 96:668-685. Note: this study supports the inclusion in Citrus
  3. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Francis, W. D. & G. M. Chippendale. 1970. Australian rain-forest trees
  6. Grosser, J. W. et al. 2000. Somatic hybridization in Citrus: an effective tool to facilitate variety improvement. In Vitro Cell. Developmental Biol., Plant 36:434-449. Note: this review cites complex hybrids involving Citrus and Microcitrus australis for both germplasm expansion and research
  7. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Mabberley, D. J. 1998. Australian Citreae with notes on other Aurantioideae (Rutaceae). Telopea 7:339. Note: = Citrus australis (Cunn. ex Mudie) Planch.
  12. Rao, N. M. et al. 2011. Chapter 3. Citrus. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, tropical and subtropical fruits 46, 49.
  13. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  14. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives.

Check other web resources for Microcitrus australis (A. Cunn. ex Mudie) Swingle :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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=24248. Accessed 23 July 2019.