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Taxon: Citrus limettioides Tanaka

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 312652
Place of publication: J. Indian Bot. Soc. 16:236. 1937
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-2015
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 20 (15 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Indian sweet lime  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • Palestine sweet lemon  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • Palestine sweet lime  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • sweet lime  (Source: Wealth India RM) - English
  • limettier doux de Palestine  (Source: Mansf Ency) - French
  • palestinische Limette  (Source: pers. comm.) - German
  • lima dulce de India  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Spanish
  • lima dulce de Palestina  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide Wealth India RM 2:190. 1950); fruit (fide Wealth India RM 2:190. 1950)
  • Materials: essential oils

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • Africa (Mediterranean region)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam

    Europe
    • Europe (Mediterranean region)


References:

  1. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae). (Cat Aurant)
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 2:190.
  3. Curk, F. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic origin of limes and lemons revealed by cytoplasmic and nuclear markers Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 117: 565–583.
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. 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.
  6. Froelicher, Y. et al. 2011. New universal mitochondrial PCR markers reveal new information on maternal citrus phylogeny Tree Genet. Genomes 7:49-61.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. Nicolosi, E. et al. 2000. Citrus phylogeny and genetic origin of important species as investigated by molecular markers Theor. Appl. Genet. 100:1155-1166.
  13. Penjor, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Citrus and its relatives based on matK gene sequences (PloS One) 8(4): e62574.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  17. 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.
  18. 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 (Rev Aurant) 9:110.

Check other web resources for Citrus limettioides Tanaka :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312652. Accessed 18 November 2018.