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Citrus paradisii Macfadyen in Hook., Bot. Misc. 1, 3. 1830. Tanaka l.c.; Townsend in Fl. Turk. l.c. 507; id. in Fl. Eur. l.c. 230; Stewart, l.c. 437.

  • Citrus decumana var. paradisi Nichols
  • Citrus decumana var. racemosa Roem.
  • Citrus racemosa Maro

    Similar to Citrus grandis Osbeck, but leaves smaller, elliptic-ovate, midrib and veins glabrous. Fruit 10-15 cm in diameter. Pulp vesicles closely packed. Seeds smooth.

    Fl. Per.:More or less throughout the year.

    Type: Probably described from the West Indies.

    The Grapefruit is very popular, and one of the most delicious of the citrus fruits. It has many varieties. A common one here Marsh which is seedless with a large fruit and the pulp not too acid.


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