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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: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • 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

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: graft stock for citrus   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in citrus   (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 51:415. 2004)

Distributional range:

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

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




Check other web resources for Citrus macroptera Montrouz.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (17 April 2014)

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