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Citrus ID

 

US-897

 

Synonyms

 

None

Cultivar or taxon

 

Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus trifoliata L. (sensu Mabberley 2004, Bayer et al. 2009); Citrus reticulata Blanco x Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf. (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002; sec. NPGS/GRIN 2010)

Origin

 

The Chiefland Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar (clone DPI-814-897): "Entered program by Dr. Kim Bowman in 2002 and released to industry in 2007. Cross of Cleopatra and Flying Dragon made by Dr. Herb Barrett."

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 very long; wings medium, adjoining the blade. Leaflets three, margin bluntly toothed, rachis wings absent, shade leaflet blades weakly or strongly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly or strongly conduplicate. Leaflets not scented when crushed. Fruit as broad as long or longer than broad; rind yellow (7-10), yellow-orange (11), orange (12), or red-orange (13); rind texture slightly rough (4-5) or rough (8); firmness leathery; navel absent; flesh orange; taste acidic-sweet or sour.

Notes

 

The Chiefland Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar (clone DPI-814-897): "Used as a rootstock, makes a small size tree."

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

 

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