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AuthorD.J. Mabberley
TitleCitrus (Rutaceae): a review of recent advances in etymology, systematics and medical applications
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
Volume49
Year2004
Issue2/3
Pages481-498
ISSN0006-5196
KeywordsCitrus; Rutaceae; AIDS; citrangequat; contraception; etymology; obesity; sunrise lime; vitamin C
AbstractThe naming, introduction and classification of citrus crops and their allies is outlined. Traditional medicinal use and ‘Western’ applications in the treatment of scurvy and obesity, the prevention of AIDS, and in contraception is reviewed. Names for the commercially significant citrangequat (Citrus × georgiana) and the ‘sunrise lime’ or ‘faustrimedin’ (C. × oliveri) are provided.
Document typearticle
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