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Taxon: Citrus pyriformis Hassk.

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 314300
Place of publication: Flora 25(2, Beibl.):44. 1842
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38934
Name Verified on: 21-Dec-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Feb-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Jawa]


  1. Barbosa, C. J. et al. 2002. Replication/Accumulation and symptom expression of Citrus viroids on some species of Citrus and related genera Internat. Organiz. Citrus Virolog. Conference Proceed. 15:264-271.
  2. Brieger, F. G. & S. Moreira 1945. Experiências de cavalos para Citrus II (Bragantia) 5:597-658.
  3. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae). (Cat Aurant)
  4. Curk, F. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic origin of limes and lemons revealed by cytoplasmic and nuclear markers Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 117:565-583.
  5. Lim, T. K. Edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants. Six volumes (Edible Med Non Med) 667.
  6. 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) 9:115.
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Citrus pyriformis Hassk. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=314300. Accessed 25 June 2019.