Citrus × aurantium L.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Bitter orange (English) Clementine (English) Grapefruit (English) Orange (English) Tangelo (English) Tangor (English)
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Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species: Papilio demodocus demodocus (Food plant)
Papilio ophidicephalus chirinda (Food plant)
Papilio dardanus cenea (Food plant)
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Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 249.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 75.

Struwe, L. (2014). The species names of citrus - a sweet, sour, and sticky mess http://www.botanicalaccuracy.com/2014/06/the-species-names-of-citrus-sweet-sour.html?m=1

Other sources of information about Citrus × aurantium:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Citrus × aurantium

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Citrus × aurantium
African Plant Database: Citrus × aurantium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Citrus × aurantium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Citrus × aurantium
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Citrus × aurantium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Citrus × aurantium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Citrus × aurantium
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Citrus × aurantium
iNaturalist: Citrus × aurantium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Citrus × aurantium
JSTOR Plant Science: Citrus × aurantium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Citrus × aurantium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Citrus × aurantium
Plants of the World Online: Citrus × aurantium
Tropicos: Citrus × aurantium
Wikipedia: Citrus × aurantium


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Citrus × aurantium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=133230, retrieved 15 June 2021

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