Sorting Microcitrus names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :

Microcitrus australasica (F. Muell.) Swingle

SYNONYM(S) : Citrus australasica F. Muell.

ENGLISH : Australian finger lime, Finger lime (Australia).

FRENCH : Lime digitée d'Australie.

GERMAN : Australische Limette ?

Types : Blood-red -skinned, Crimson-skinned, Black -skinned, Green-skinned , Green-pulped, Purple -skinned, Yellow -skinned, Yellow-pulped, Pink-pulped.

Microcitrus australasica (F. Muell.) Swingle var. sanguinea

ENGLISH : Red-pulped finger lime, Red pulp finger lime (Australia), Red-fleshed finger lime.

Microcitrus australis (Planchon) Swingle

SYNONYM(S) : Citrus australis (A. Cunn. ex Mudie) Planch., Limonia australis A. Cunn. ex G. Don, nom. nudum

ENGLISH : Australian round lime, Round lime (Australia) , Gympie lime (Australia).

FRENCH : Lime ronde d'Australie.

OTHER : Dooja (unidentified language found in Australian literature)

Microcitrus garrawayae (F. M. Bailey) Swingle

SYNONYM(S) : Citrus garrowayi F. M. Bailey, Microcitrus garrowayi (F. M. Bailey) Swingle

ENGLISH : Garraway's Australian wild lime, Garroway's Australian wild lime, Thick-skinned finger lime, Mt White lime (Australia) , Mount White lime (Australia).

Microcitrus inodora (Bailey) Swingle

SYNONYM(S) : Citrus inodora F. M. Bailey

ENGLISH : Large leaf Australian wild lime , Russell River lime (Australia).

Microcitrus maideniana (Domin.) Swing.

SYNONYM(S) : Citrus inodora F. M. Bailey var. maideniana

ENGLISH : Maiden's Australian wild lime.

Microcitrus papuana Winters

SYNONYM(S) :  Citrus wintersii Mabb. 

ENGLISH : Papuan wild lime, Brown River finger lime.

Microcitrus virgata Swingle & Reece

SYNONYM(S) : Microcitrus australasica (F. Muell.) Swingle x Microcitrus australis (Planchon) Swingle

ENGLISH : Lemon-shaped Australian wild lime, Rofaustrime, Sydney hybrid wild lime (Australia).

Microcitrus warburgiana (F. M. Bailey) Tanaka

SYNONYM(S) :   Citrus warburgiana F. M. Bailey

ENGLISH : Papuan wild lime, New Guinea wild lime.

General Bibliography
Specific & complementary

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Barrett H.C. & Rhodes A.M. 1976, A numerical Taxonomic Study of Affinity Relationships in Cultivated Citrus and its Close Relatives. Syst. Bot. 1 (2): 105-136.

Bedevian A. K. 1936, Illustrated Polyglottic Dictionary of Plant Nmaes, Argus & Papazian Presses, Cairo. (Latin, Arabic, Armenian, English, French, German, Italian, Turkish).

Bhattacharya S.C. & Dutta S. 1956, Classification of Citrus Fruits of Assam. Sci. Monogr. 20:1-110. I.C.A.R. New Delhi.

Birmingham Erika, 1998, Australian Native Citrus, The Australian New Crops Newsletter, Issue 10, July 1998, The University of Queensland.

Bois Désiré (Prof.), 1928, Les plantes alimentaires chez tous les peuples et à travers les âges. Vol. II, Phanérogames fruitières, Éditions Lechevallier, Paris.

Breen Jim Prof., 1994 - 1998 KANJI On-line Dictionary. (Japanese-hiragana-kanji-katakana-romaji).

Clason W. E. 1989, Elsevier's Dictionary of Wild and Cultivated Plants, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Latin (no authority name), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.

Collective work, 2007, Sitrushakemisto, Sitrussivut.  < >.

Cottin R. 1997, Citrus of the World - A Citrus Directory Version 1, January 1997, SRA INRA - CIRAD. France. (Some romanised languages, French, Latin with authority names).

Compiling Group 1981, A Classified and Illustrated Chinese - English Dictionary, Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages, Guangdong People's Publishing House. (Chinese-simplified, English, Latin).

Creber G. & Wrobel M. 1996, Elsevier's Dictionary of Plant Names, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Latin (no authority name), English, French, German, Italian.

ECHO-EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 11 languages provided by Information Market Europe, served by The University of Frankfurt, maintained by Jens Kurlanda. (Latin, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish).

EUTERPE, European Parliament, TRADOS MultiTerm Web Interface in 12 languages. (Latin, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish).

FLORA EUROPAEA, 1998, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR, United Kingdom. (Latin with authority names).

Friedl Jeffrey, 1994 - 1998, Japanese <-> English On-line Dictionary. (Japanese-hiragana-kanji-katakana-romaji).

Hong Kong Herbarium, 1978, Check List of Hong Kong Plants, Agriculture & Fisheries Department Bulletin n°1. (Chinese-traditional, Latin with authority names).

Kress Henriette, 1994 - 1998, On Line Plant Name Databse. English, Finnish, French, German, Latin (no authority name), Swedish.

Macura P. 1982, Elsevier's Dictionary of Botany, II General Terms, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. English, French, German, Russian.

Madulid Domingo A. 1995, A Pictorial Cyclopedia of Philippine Ornamental Plants, Bookmark Inc., Makati Metro Manila, Philippines.

Motosuke Suzuki, 1970, Practical Dictionary of Agricultural English, Noogyootosho Co. Ltd. Tokyo. (English, Japanese-kanji, Japanese-katakana).

Nijdam J. & De Jong A. (editors) et al. 1970, Elsevier's Dictionary of Horticulture in Nine Languages, Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company. The Netherlands. (Latin, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish).


Pham-hoang Ho, 1992, An Illustrated Flora of Vietnam.(Latin with authority names, French, English, Vietnamese, text in Vietnamese, some in English).

Scora R.W. 1975, On the History and Origin of Citrus. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 102 (6): 369-375.

Seidenschwarz Franz, 1994, Plant World of the Philippines - An Illustrated Dictionary of Visayan Plant Names with their Scientific, Tagalog & English Equivalents. University of San Carlos, Cebu, Philippines.

Solomon Jim, 1998, W3TROPICOS Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database and associated authority files. (Latin with authority names).

SRA INRA - CIRAD , 1998, List of Cultivars, Corsica. France, Maintained by Cottin Roland. (Some romanised languages, French, Latin with authority names).

Sugahara Tatsuyuki et al. 1992, New Edition of an Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Ingredients, Kenpakusha. (Latin with authority names, Japanese-hiragana, Japanese-katakana , Japanese-kanji, text in Japanese).

Swingle W.T. 1943, The Botany of Citrus and its Relatives of the Orange Sub-family. In Webber H.J. & Batchelor L.D. (eds), The Citrus Industry, University of California Press, Vol. 1 pp. 129 - 474.

Swingle W.T. & Reece P.C. 1967, The Botany of Citrus and its Wild Relatives. In The Citrus Industry Vol1 (rev). Reuther W., Webber H.J. & Bachelor L.D. (eds), University of California Press, pp. 190 - 430.

CHAPTER 3 -  The Botany of Citrus and Its Wild Relatives BY WALTER T. SWINGLE
Revised by Phillip C. Reece < >.
CHAPTER 4 - Horticultural Varieties of Citrus  BY ROBERT WILLARD HODGSON
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Wiersema John H. Dr, 1994 - 1998, USDA-ARS GRIN database. (A number of languages, some romanised, Latin with authority names).

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).

Xu Jian-guo , New Latin-Chinese-English-Japanese Plant Name of Common Citrus and Its Relatives.
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