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Citrus longispina Wester

Winged lime


CRC 2320

PI 539346



Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.  Photo rights.  


Source: Received as budwood from the Philippine Islands, 1930.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

EMN, 1/14/1988: Very compact tree, small leaves, short internodes. Thorns few and short. Fruit small (size of a small market mandarin), round, bright yellow, slightly rough, rind medium thin; moderately seedy; flesh yellow, acrid flavor.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrus longispina




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