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Common name

English: Pomelo

German: Pampelmuse

Mandarin: 柚 (you)

Portuguese: Pomelo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2592)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2491)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2105)

      Order: Sapindales (67)

        Family: Rutaceae (18)(family description)

          Genus: Citrus (3)

            Epithet: maxima (Burm. f.) Merr. (4)

Synonyms: Aurantium decumana (L.) Mill., Citrus decumana (L.) L., Citrus grandis (L.) Osbeck

decumana => from east to west

grandis => large, big

maxima => largest

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Citrus maxima at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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