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Tuningmeng Rangpur lime

Citrus limonia Osbeck

CRC 4139


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


Source: Received as seed from Citrus Research Inst., Beibei, Chongging, PR China, 1998.


Parentage/origins: Collected from the Citrus Research Institute in Beibei, Chongqing, PR China.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

Also called Bainingmeng. It is probably a hybrid between lemon and mandarin and similar to Hongningmeng and Kusaie lime. 'Tuningmeng' is a wild species native to Guangxi, Guizhou, and Yunnan used as a rootstock. But it may not [sic] the wild C. limonia collected in Jianshui, Yunnan which was sent to you in 1995." (from donor's notes) (RR Krueger, 01/30/2010)


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Tuningmeng Rangpur lime





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