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Taxon: Citrus meyeri Yu. Tanaka

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae subfamily: Aurantioideae tribe: Aurantieae subtribe: Citrinae.
Nomen number: 314299
Place of publication: Iconograph of Japanese Citrus fruits (Nippon Kankitsu Zufu) 1:91. 1946 "meyerii"
Name verified on: 30-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Aug-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV).
Accessions: 1 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:

  • Chinese dwarf lemon   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • dwarf lemon   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Meyer lemon   (Source: T. Tanaka) – English
  • citronnier de Meyer   (Source: Les Agrumes ) – French
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China

References:

  • Alireza, S. et al. 2013. Growth and physiological responses of 'Persian' lime and 'Mayer' lemon to salinity stress. Acta Hort. 979:755–761.
  • Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  • Courboulex, M. & H. de Lorrain. 1997. Les agrumes: oranges, citron, pamplemousses, kumquats. [re. French common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • 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. 9:115 In: Tanaka, T., Revisio Aurantiacearum. 9:115.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [= C. ×limon (L.) Osbeck].
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Check other web resources for Citrus meyeri Yu. Tanaka:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?314299 (23 April 2014)

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