Tuningmeng Rangpur lime (CRC 4139)

Citrus limonia Osbeck

CRC 4139


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


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)


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Tuningmeng Rangpur lime



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC
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