Soh niangrang papeda hybrid
Photos by David Karp, CVC, 11/29/2007. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from the Fruit Experiment Station, Shillong, India, 1959.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
1/14/1988, EMN: From 41 seeds: 32 singles, 8 doubles, 1 triple. This probably is a papeda type. Leaves have a wide petiole but it is much smaller than C. ichangensis. Fruit resembles a sour orange in shape (but slightly more oblate), color, and size; but rind is fairly smooth. Most of fruit is on the ground now. Rind is of medium thickness; flesh orange/yellow, juicy, sour.
10/1988, WPB: This is NOT Soh Niangrang.
10/1988, EMN: WPB doesn't say what it might be. Therefore I am not inclined to change the name until until we know better what to call it and where to put it.
8/1989, EMN: Dr. Bitters says this is not a papeda.
11/29/2007, DK & TS: Large fruit, orange when ripe, juicy orange flesh, reasonably palatable--perhaps a papeda/sweet orange hybrid? Small winged petiole.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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