Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.

Family: Rutaceae Genus: Citrus Species:  Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.






Synonym Citrus grandis Flower Color White
Common Name Pummelo or Shaddock, Chakotara Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Pomelo, Chinese grapefruit Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Nobab Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1300 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit Is Modified berry known as hesperidium
Habitat Occurs in saline mud flats and mostly cultivated Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats and South-east Asia. Bark Details Bark grayish-brown and lenticellate
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species The tree pummelo can reach 12" in diameter and may be 16 to 50 ft tall with a somewhat crooked trunk 4 to 12 in thick and low irregular branches Leaf Details Leaflet blades ovate to elliptic, obtuse or acute at apex, crenate along margins, 6.5 -10 X 3-7 Cm, softly pubescent beneath and along margins

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found