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Taxon: ×Citrofortunella microcarpa (Bunge) Wijnands

Synonym of Citrus ×microcarpa Bunge

Genus: Citrofortunella
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 313479
Place of publication: Baileya 22:135. 1984
Link to protologue:
Comment: [= Citrus reticulata × Fortunella japonica]
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-2020 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae). Note: cites basionym; = Citrus madurensis Lour.
  2. Citrus Crop Germplasm Committee. 2008. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  3. Damasco, O. & L. C. Refuerzo. 2016. Seed dessication tolerance and cryopreservation of Philippine Calamansi [× Citrofortunella microcarpa (Bunge) Wijnands]. Cryoletters 37:219-230. Note: used as ornamental and as graft stock for lemon
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications. Note: = ×Citrofortunella mitis
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Citrofortunella+x+microcarpa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Gmitter, F. G. et al. 2009. Citrus breeding. Breeding plantation tree crops: temperate species 105-134. Note: "limequats"
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: = Citrus madurensis
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Mabberley, D. J. 1998. Australian Citreae with notes on other Aurantioideae (Rutaceae). Telopea 7:337.
  10. 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. 9:140. Note: cites basionym; = Citrus madurensis Lour.
  11. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:117.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for ×Citrofortunella microcarpa (Bunge) Wijnands :

  • 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=313479. Accessed 6 August 2020.