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Useful Tropical Plants

Citrus garrawayae

F.M.Bailey

Rutaceae

+ Synonyms

Citrus garrawayi F.M.Bailey

Microcitrus garrawayae (F.M.Bailey) Swingle

Common Name:

Citrus garrawayae
Fruit split open
Photograph by: Fagg, M.
Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens
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General Information

Citrus garrawayae is an evergreen shrub, occasionally a tree, that can grow up to 15 metres tall but is usually smaller.
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

366
Title
The Botany of Citrus and Its Wild Relatives
Publication
 
Author
Swingle. W.T.
Website
http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line document giving lots of information about Citrus species and their relatives. A bit dated, but still an incredibly detailed work.

Range

Australasia - northeastern Australia, New Guinea.

Habitat

An understorey shrub or small tree in deciduous vine thickets of the foothills and upland rainforests of northern Queensland.

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Shrub
Height5.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw[
377
Title
Trade Winds Fruit
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/index.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The on-line catalogue of a company selling seeds. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals.
]. The pulp has a sharp, agreeable flavour[
366
Title
The Botany of Citrus and Its Wild Relatives
Publication
 
Author
Swingle. W.T.
Website
http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line document giving lots of information about Citrus species and their relatives. A bit dated, but still an incredibly detailed work.
]. The elongated fruit is up to 8cm long[
377
Title
Trade Winds Fruit
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/index.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The on-line catalogue of a company selling seeds. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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