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Citrus ID


Sea Torchwood




Torchwood (sec. Cottin 2002); Sea Torchwood (sec. Wunderlin and Hansen 2003)

Cultivar or taxon


Amyris elemifera L. (sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002)



Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First-year twig surface glabrous; second- or third-year twig mottled; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Petiole glabrous, length very long; wings absent. Leaflets three, margin crenate/crenulate, rachis wings absent, shade leaflet blades weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly or strongly conduplicate. Scent of crushed leaflets somewhat to strongly malodorous. Fruit as long as broad or longer than broad; rind dark green (3), medium green (4), light green with some break to yellow (5), black, or red or pink; rind texture smooth (1-3); firmness membranous; navel absent.



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



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Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011