Citrus × deliciosa Ten.

First published in Index Seminum (NAP, Neapolitano) 1840: 9 (1840)
This name is a synonym of Citrus × aurantium f. deliciosa

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1985). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 5: 1-476. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta. [Cited as Citrus reticulata.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Citrus reticulata.]
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. [Cited as Citrus reticulata.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • (2014). epublication. [Cited as Citrus × deliciosa.]
  • Ovchinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1981). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 6: 1-725. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva. [Cited as Citrus deliciosa.]
  • Vangjeli, J. (2017). Flora Albania Atlas 1: 1-933. Koeltz Botanical Books. [Cited as Citrus deliciosa.]
  • Yamaji, H., Kondo, K., Kuniga, T., Nesumi, H., Yoshida, T., Hashimoto, K. & Takeda, O. (2013). Origin of cultivated Citrus (Rutaceae) documented by the contents of internal transcribed spacer sequences (ITS) in nuclear ribosomal DNA. The Journal of Japanese Botany 88: 222-238. [Cited as Citrus deliciosa.]

Other Data

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