African Plant Database

Citrus ×aurantium L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 782-783 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Citrus
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Citrus paradisi Macfad. (1830)
=Citrus ×aurantium var. sinensis L. (1753)
=Citrus ×sinensis (L.) Osbeck (1765)
=Citrus vulgaris Risso (1813)
=Citrus hystrix H. Perrier (1933)
=Citrus ×aurantium var. voangkely H. Perrier (1948)
=Citrus ×aurantium var. amara L. (1753)
=Citrus bigaradia Loisel.
=Citrus ×nobilis Lour.
=Citrus ×tangelo J. W. Ingram & H. E. Moore
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : see more in the book
Ecology : Under this name Mabberley suggests a classification according to the parental features expressed after backcrosses with one or the other parent of the original hybrids.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 230 (1968).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°90371 modified 2009-09-15
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