Citrus medica

Species:Citrus medica L.
Common Name:CITRON
Status:Not Native, FAC (NWPL)

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Sub Class
Genus Citrus
Species Citrus medica L. - CITRON


Citation CITRUS MEDICA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 782. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: Tournefort, Inst. Rei Herb. t. 396. 1700). Lectotypified by D. M. Porter, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 34. 1993.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Franklin NY  
Miami-Dade NY  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aurantium medica Aurantium medica (Linnaeus) M. Gómez de la Maza y Jiménez, Fl. Haban. 205. 1897.BASIONYM: Citrus medica Linnaeus 1753. 
Citrus aurantium var. medica Citrus aurantium Linnaeus, var. medica (Linnaeus) Wight & Arnott, Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 98. 1834.BASIONYM: Citrus medica Linnaeus 1753. 
Citrus fragrans Citrus fragrans Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 378. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Citrus medica Linnaeus 1753. 
Citrus medica subsp. genuina Citrus medica Linnaeus, subsp. genuina Engler, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(4): 200. 1896, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Citrus medica Linnaeus 1753. 
Citrus alata Citrus alata (Yu. Tanaka) Tanaka, Syst. Pomol. 140. 1951.BASIONYM: Citrus medica Linnaeus, var. alata Yu. Tanaka 1932. 
Citrus cedra Citrus cedra Link, Handbuch 2: 346. 1829.  
Citrus cedrata Citrus cedrata Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 141. 1838.  
Citrus kwangsiensis Citrus kwangsiensis Hu, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 153. 1931. TYPE: CHINA: Guangxi: Cult. at Huqi, 14 Jun 1928, Ching 6456 (holotype: A).
Citrus medica var. alata Citrus medica Linnaeus, var. alata Yu. Tanaka, Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan 22: 431. 1932.  
Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis Citrus medica Linnaeus, var. sarcodactylis (Hoola van Nooten) Swingle, in. Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 2: 141. 1916.BASIONYM: Citrus sarcodactylis Hoola van Nooten 1863. 
Citrus sarcodactylis Citrus sarcodactylis Hoola van Nooten, Fl. Fr. Feuill. Java 1863.  
Citrus tuberosa Citrus tuberosa Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.  
Sarcodactilis helicteroides Sarcodactilis helicteroides C. F. Gaertner, Suppl. Carp. 39. 1805.