Citrus ‘Meyer’



Meyer lemon is named after USDA plant explorer Frank Meyer who discovered the plant growing as a dooryard tree in Beijing, China in 1908. Its history prior to that is unknown. Its parentage is unknown, but it is considered either an orange-lemon or a mandarin-lemon hybrid or lemon-orange-mandarin hybrid.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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