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Taxonomy ID: 2706 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid2706)
current name
Citrus L., 1753
Eremocitrus Swingle
Fortunella Swingle
Microcitrus Swingle
NCBI BLAST name: eudicots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; malvids; Sapindales; Rutaceae; Aurantioideae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 743,675 -
Protein 434,894 1
Structure 29 -
Genome 20 -
Popset 437 414
GEO Datasets 1,781 20
PubMed Central 12,584 -
Gene 76,328 -
SRA Experiments 9,126 886
Protein Clusters 72 -
Identical Protein Groups 307,238 1
BioProject 758 66
BioSample 9,730 841
Assembly 58 -
PubChem BioAssay 55 2
Taxonomy 209 1

Comments and References:

Mabberley DJ (2022), doi:10.7751/telopea15954
Mabberley DJ. 2022. A classification for edible citrus: an update, with a note on Murraya (Rutaceae). Telopea 25: 271-284.
Appelhans MS et al. (2021), doi:10.1002/tax.12543
Appelhans MS, Bayly MJ, Heslewood MM, Groppo M, Verboom GA, Forster PI, Kallunki JA, Duretto MF. 2021. A new subfamily classification of the Citrus family (Rutaceae) based on six nuclear and plastid markers. Taxon 70(5):1035-1061.
Morton CM & Telmer C 2014, doi:10.3417/2010034
Morton CM and Telmer C. 2014. A new subfamily classification for the Rutaceae. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 99(4):620-641. DOI:
Bayer RJ et al. 2009
Bayer RJ, Mabberley DJ, Morton C, Miller CH, Sharma IK, Pfeil BE, Rich S, Hitchcock R and Sykes S. 2009. A molecular phylogeny of the orange subfamily(Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) using nine cpDNA sequences. American Journal of Botany 96(3): 668-685. doi: 10.3732/ajb.0800341.
Tanaka T 1954
Tanaka T. 1954. Species problem in Citrus: a critical study of wild and cultivated units of Citrus, based upon field studies in their native homes. Revisio Aurantiacearum IX. Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo. 152 pp.
Flora of China - Rutaceae
Dianxiang Zhang, Thomas G. Hartley & David J. Mabberley. Rutaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2008. Flora of China. Vol. 11 (Oxalidaceae through Aceraceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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