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Taxon: Citrus ×tangerina Tanaka

Synonym of Citrus ×aurantium L. var. chrysocarpa (Hassk.) ined.

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 314342
Place of publication: Mem. Tanaka Citrus Exp. Sta. 1(1):29. 1927
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Citrus × aurantium 'Tangerina']
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-2020 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Cantuarias-Avilés, T. et al. 2010. Tree performance and fruit yield and quality of 'Okitsu' Satsuma mandarin grafted on 12 rootstocks. Sci. Hort. 123:318-322. Note: this study tested a graft stock hybrid ('Orlando') derived from the cross Citrus paradisi × C. tangerina
  2. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Citrus reticulata 'Tangerina'
  4. Froelicher, Y. et al. 2011. New universal mitochondrial PCR markers reveal new information on maternal citrus phylogeny. Tree Genet. Genomes 7:49-61. Note: this study examined the origin and maternal phylogeny of cultivated citrus; it included a sample of Citrus tangerina; this sample clustered in the 'Mandarin mitotype' together with C. reticulata
  5. Guerra, M. et al. 1997. Chromosome number and secondary constriction variation in 51 accessions of a citrus germplasm bank. Brazil. J. Genet. 20:489-496. Note: replaced by Genetics and Molecular Biology
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Jung, Y.-H. et al. 2005. Investigation of the phylogenetic relationships within the genus Citrus (Rutaceae) and related species in Korea using plastid trnL-trnF sequences. Sci. Hort. 104:179-188.
  8. Kawaii, S. et al. 1999. Quantitation of flavonoid constituents in Citrus fruits. J. Agric. Food Chem. 47:3565-3571. Note: this study examined "edible parts" of over 45 species of Citrus, 3 of Fortunella and 1 of Poncirus; it tested two cultivars of Citrus tangerina
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  10. Nakano, M. et al. 2012. Characterization of genomic sequence showing strong association with polyembryony among diverse Citrus species and cultivars, and its synteny with Vitis and Populus. Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 183:131-142. Note: recognized as polyembryonic cultivar
  11. Penjor, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Citrus and its relatives based on matK gene sequences. PLoS One 8(4):e62574.
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. 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. 9:133. Note: Maruzen Co. Ltd, Tokyo.
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Citrus reticulata Blanco

Check other web resources for Citrus ×tangerina Tanaka :

  • 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=314342. Accessed 3 June 2020.