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Taxon: Citrus macroptera Montrouz.

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae subfamily: Aurantioideae tribe: Aurantieae subtribe: Citrinae.
Nomen number: 10739
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Lyon, Sect. Sci. sér. 2, 10:187. 1860
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Dec-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
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  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Melanesian papeda   (Source: Gard BSing 46:110.) – English
  • papeda de Melanesia   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (commercially cultivated in India fide Genet Res Crop Evol 60:1660. 2013)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for citrus   (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 fide PloS One 8(4): e62574. 2013)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura
    Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar [s.]; Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines

      Naturalized:
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Northern Mariana Islands
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa

References:

  • Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource).
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. 1964–1977. Flora Hainanica.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • 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. 53:1485–1493.
  • Malik, S. K. et al. 2013. Socio-economic importance, domestication trends and in situ conservation of wild Citrus species of Nrotheast India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:1655–1671. [as an endangered species in NE India, where it is also commercially cultivated].
  • Penjor, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Citrus and its relatives based on matK gene sequences. PLoS One 8(4): e62574. [this study included one sample of Citrus macroptera, a member of the subgenus Papeda that was resolved in a subcluster of the pummelo cluster together with C. aurantiifolia].
  • 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. 51:411–418.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Stone, B. C. 1994. Citrus fruits of Assam: a new key to species, and remarks on Citrus assamensis Bhattacharya and Dutta, 1956. Gard. Bull. Singapore 46:110.
  • 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. 9:107 In: Tanaka, T., Revisio Aurantiacearum. 9:107.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:326 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:326.
  • Yamamoto, M. et al. 2013. Diversity of chloroplast DNA in various mandarins (Citrus spp.) and other Citrus demonstrated by CAPS analysis. J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 82:106–113.
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Check other web resources for Citrus macroptera Montrouz.:

  • 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:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10739 (01 October 2014)

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