Citrus amblycarpa (Hassk.) Ochse
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Source: Received as seed from Beltsville, Maryland, 1932.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
Dr. Nagpal of Punjab, India, saw this accession in 1949. Said similar to, if not identical with, "Nasnaran" from Ceylon. Giving good results as a stock for them to date, difficult to transplant. This was also identified by Ochse in 1949 as C. amblycarpa.--WPB.
EMN, 3/1987: Basically it is a small sour mandarin. Tiny yellow fruit, all on ground now.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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