Citrus maxima


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Related to Citrus maxima: pomelo, Citrus aurantium
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Noun1.Citrus maxima - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruitsCitrus maxima - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
pomelo, shaddock - large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
citrus tree, citrus - any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
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Swingle Citrus macrophylla Alemow Papeda hybrid 3842 Wester Citrus maxima (Burm.
The generally accepted opinion today is that there are three basic species of citrus: Citrus medica (citrons), Citrus maxima (pomelos), and Citrus reticulata (mandarins).