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Citrus ID

 

Large Chinotto

 

Synonyms

 

a Foglia di Bosso, Chinets, Chinettos, Chinois, Chinotto, Foglia di Bosso, Hardas, Myrtle Leaf (sec. Cottin 2002)

Cultivar or taxon

 

Citrus x aurantium L., pro sp. [Sour Orange Group] (sensu Mabberley 2004, Bayer et al. 2009); Citrus aurantium L. var. myrtifolia Ker-Gawl (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967); Citrus myrtifolia Raf. (sensu Hodgson 1967; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002)

Origin

 

The Citrus Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar under Chinotto (clone DPI-816-41): "Received from the USDA foundation farm 8-41, in 1974, for planting in the Florida Citrus Arboretum."

Description

 

Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First-year twig surface glabrous; second- or third-year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Petiole glabrous, length short; wings absent, if present, narrow, adjoining the blade. Leaflets one, margin bluntly toothed or serrate/serrulate, shade leaflet blades weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly conduplicate. Scent of crushed leaflets spicy or peppery. Fruit as broad as long or longer than broad; rind yellow (7-10), yellow-orange (11), or orange (12); rind texture slightly rough (4-5); firmness leathery; navel absent; flesh orange; taste sour.

The Citrus Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar under Chinotto (clone DPI-816-41): "Description: small tree, dense compact habit, very small leaves, thornless branchlets."

Notes

 

The Citrus Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar under Chinotto (clone DPI-816-41): "An ornamental variety from China, cultivated in Italy and France for centuries."

References

 

Bayer, R.J., D.J. Mabberley, C. Morton, C.H. Miller, I.K. Sharma, B.E. Pfeil, S. Rich, R. Hitchcock, and S. Sykes. 2009. A molecular phylogeny of the orange subfamily (Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) using nine cpDNA sequences. American Journal of Botany 96: 668–685.

Chiefland Budwood Facility. 2010. 2010 Annual report July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010. Bureau of Citrus Budwood Registration, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Winter Haven.

Cottin, R. 2002. Citrus of the World: A citrus directory. Version 2.0. France: SRA INRA-CIRAD.

Mabberley, D.J. 2004. Citrus (Rutaceae): A review of recent advances in etymology, systematics and medical applications. Blumea 49: 481–498.

Swingle, W.T. and P.C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry. Ed. 2. Vol. I. University of California, Riverside. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html.

Resources

 

Search for this cultivar in NCBI Entrez or NCBI Nucleotide

Additional information on this cultivar at University of California: Riverside Citrus Variety Collection

 

Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011
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