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Citrus aurantium L.
    Sp. Pl. 2: 782-783 (1753).

  • Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle
  • Citrus aurantium var. amara L.
  • Citrus aurantium var. voangkely H. Perrier
  • Citrus hystrix H. Perrier
  • Citrus vulgaris Risso

    Distribution: Naturalized in Madagascar

    Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid, Dry

    Vegetation Formation: Forest

    Elevation (m): 0-499, 500-999

    Province: Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Toamasina, Toliara

    Protected Areas : Analamazaotra-Périnet, Andringitra, Marojejy, Masoala, Montagne d’Ambre, Pic d’Ivohibe, Ranomafana, Zahamena

    Note: Apparently naturalized far from habitation in forested habitats, the Sour or Seville Orange is no longer known in cultivation.

    Updated on: 07 Aug. 2008


     

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