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Citrus ID

 

Zhuluan

 

Synonyms

 

Zhu Luan (sec. Cottin 2002)

Cultivar or taxon

 

Citrus x aurantium L., pro sp. [Sour Orange Group] (sec. NPGS/GRIN 2010); Citrus aurantium L. (sensu Hogdson 1967; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002)

Description

 

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

References

 

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

Hodgson, R.W. 1967. Horticultural varieties of Citrus. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry, rev. University of California Press. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter4.html.

Resources

 

Search for this cultivar in NCBI Entrez

Additional information on this cultivar at University of California: Riverside Citrus Variety Collection (2)

 

Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011
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