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Taxon: "Citrus sphaerocarpa Tanaka, nom. nud."

Synonym of Citrus spp.

Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
Nomen number: 314378
Place of publication: Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect., Ser. B., Agric. 18:28,30. 1966, nom. nud.
Comment: no Latin description provided by T. Tanaka
Name verified on: 18-Jan-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Jul-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 1 accession)

Economic importance:


  • Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  • Ozaki, Y. et al. 1991. Ichangensin glucoside in Citrus junos, Citrus sudachi, and Citrus sphaerocarpa. Phytochemistry 30:2659–2661. [accepts].
  • Penjor, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Citrus and its relatives based on matK gene sequences. PLoS One 8(4): e62574. [accepts].
  • Rahman, M. M. et al. 2001. Cultivar identification of 'Yuzu' (Citrus junos Sieb. ex Tanaka) and related acid citrus by leaf isozymes. Sci. Hort. 87:191–198. [accepts].

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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