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Taxon: Citrus combara Raf.

Synonym of Citrus hystrix DC.

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 314287
Place of publication: Sylva tellur. 142. 1838
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/404698
Name Verified on: 23-Oct-2019 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).
  2. Hazarika, T. K. 2012. Citrus genetic diversity of north-east India, their distribution, ecogeography and ecobiology. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 59:1269. Note: mentions as Citrus macroptera var. annamensis
  3. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. Note: mentions, doubtfully applicable to Citrus macroptera var. annamensis
  4. 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. 9:109. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.
  5. Tanaka, T. 1959. A revision of Assam Citrus (Revisio Aurantiacearum XI). Bull. Univ. Osaka Pref., Ser. B, Agric. 9:29-39. Note: a species of the Papeda group, and a distinct species of Malaysian Citrus macroptera
  6. Waikedre, J. et al. 2010. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oils from New Caledonian Citrus macroptera and Citrus hystrix. Chem. Biodivers. 7:871-877. Note: mentions as probable cospecific to Citrus macroptera

Check other web resources for Citrus combara 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=314287. Accessed 11 August 2020.