Citrus × aurantium L.

, Sp. Pl. 2: 782 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Plantarum
2: 782
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Habitat in India.
Type Herbaria
lectotype LINN (Herb. Linn. No. 937.2, upper row of leaves)
Distribution Of Types
India (Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)

Nomenclatural Notes

pro sp.


Nomenclatural link
Aurantium citrum M.Gómez, Fl. Habanera 205 (1897).
Replaced synonym of
Citrus × florida Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 378 (1796), nom. illeg.
Same citation as
Citrus aurantium L., Sp. Pl. 2: 782 (1753).
Hybrid Parent
Citrus medica L., Sp. Pl. 2: 782 (1753).
Hybrid Parent
Citrus micrantha Wester, in Philipp. Agric. Rev. 1915, viii. 20.