Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 12/4/2008, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Malaysia, 1991.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Origin: Bukit Sedanan Forest Reserve, Jasin District.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
"...Derived from wild plants collected on August 19, 1990 at Bukit Sedanan Forest Reserve, Jasin District, Melaka, West Malaysia." (letter from D.T. Jones to T.E. Williams dated August 24, 1990.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
A sprawling thornless shrub, ultimate branchlets slender, 1.5-2.5 mm diam., soon terete, glabrous; leaves large, lanceolate or long-elliptical, tapering toward both ends, but often acute or shortly subacuminate at apex and sometimes broadly cuneate or rounded at base, 9-21 cm long (including petiole), 2-4 cm wide, glabrous, subcoriaceous, with abundant veins visible on both surfaces, primary veins very abundant, 10-12 stronger ones and as many fainter ones arising at an angle of 70°-80° with the midrib; petioles short, 6-10 mm long, 1.3-1.8 mm wide, with a very narrow, almost closed canal, 0.3-0.7 mm wide, on the upper side, glabrous, articulated with the leaf blade; flowers not seen; inflorescences (bearing fruits) axillary, 1-6 cm long, peduncle often simple, bearing pedicels 5-6 mm long, 0.6-1 mm wide; calyx lobes 4, persistent, glabrous, rounded, margins thin, sparingly ciliate; fruits subglobose, 1.5-2 cm diam., young fruits 2-locular, with abundant sessile, conical pulp-vesicles, older fruits often nearly full of oblong seeds, 10-12 X 4-6 mm; oil glands in peel rather sparse and often large, 0.3-1 mm diam.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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