Taxon: Citrus indica Tanaka
Family: Rutaceae subfamily: Aurantioideae tribe: Aurantieae subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10719
Place of publication: Stud. Citrol. 2:160, 164. 1928
Name verified on: 30-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV).
1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
database of Botanic Gardens
Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.
- Indian wild orange (Source: Bot Citrus
) – English
- naranja salvaje de India (Source: Mansf Ency
) – Spanish
- Human food: fruit (in s. India fide Mansf Ency)
- Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in citrus (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 51:415. 2004)
- Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of citrus crops (based on affinities within Citrus Amer J Bot 96:675, 679. 2009)
Indian Subcontinent: India - Meghalaya
- Bayer, R. J. et al.
2009. A molecular phylogeny of the orange subfamily (Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) using nine cpDNA sequences. Amer. J. Bot.
- Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece.
1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
- Citrus Crop Germplasm Committee.
1998. pers. comm.
[re. common names].
- 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. [this study included one sample of Citrus indica considered to be a probable hybrid derived from C. latipes; however, it found this species to have low heterozygosity index, and the presence of unique RFLP fragments supported its non-hybrid status].
- Hanelt, P., ed.
2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
- 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. [this study included five samples of wild Citrus indica, all of which grouped together, and close to citron Citrus medica; it did not support a hybrid origin for C. indica].
- Li, X. et al.
2010. The origin of cultivated Citrus as inferred from Internal Transcribed Spacer and chloroplast DNA sequence and Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism fingerprints. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.
135:341–350. [this study included one accession of Citrus indica that based on all data grouped close to C. tachibana in a clade with mandarin C. reticulata].
- Malik, S. K. et al.
2006. Collection and characterization of Citrus indica Tanaka and C. macroptera Montr.: wild endangered species of northeastern India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol.
- Porcher, M. H. et al.
Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
- Sharma, B. D. et al.
2004. Genetic resources of Citrus of north-eastern India and their potential use. Genet. Resources Crop Evol.
- 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.
- Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece.
1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives.
- 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. In: Tanaka, T., Revisio Aurantiacearum 9:138.
Check other web resources for Citrus indica Tanaka:
- Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.
Check other web resources for images:
Note: Be advised that their identity may be
inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require
specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with
properly documented herbarium material.
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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville,
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10719 (31 January 2015)
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