Swingle & Kellerm.
This genus is in the subfamily Aurantioideae, which also includes genus Citrus. It is in the tribe Citreae and subtribe Citrinae, which are known technically as the citrus fruit trees. Citropsis and the genus Atalantia are also called near-citrus fruit trees. The genus Citropsis is thought to be an ancestral group of genus Citrus. Fruit-bearing intergeneric hybrids have been established between Citropsis gabunensis and Citrus wakonai.
A root extract of C. articulata is popular in Uganda as an herbal aphrodisiac. The tree is known locally by the name omuboro, and by a number of nicknames that reference male genitalia. Demand for the roots may lead to the overexploitation of the tree.
- Citropsis angolensis – Angola cherry orange
- Citropsis articulata (syn. C. preussii, C. schweinfurthii) – West African cherry orange
- Citropsis daweana – Mozambique cherry orange
- Citropsis gabunensis – Gabon cherry orange
- Citropsis gabunensis var. lacourtiana – Sankuru cherry orange
- Citropsis gilletiana – Gillet's cherry orange
- Citropsis latialata – Ikongu cherry orange
- Citropsis le-testui – Le Testu's cherry orange
- Citropsis mirabilis – Ivory Coast cherry orange
- Citropsis noldeae
- Citropsis tanakae – Sierra Leone cherry orange
- Citropsis zenkeri – Zenker's cherry orange
- Swingle, W. T., rev. P. C. Reece. Chapter 3: The Botany of Citrus and its Wild Relatives. In: The Citrus Industry vol. 1. Webber, H. J. (ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. 1967.
- Yahata, M., et al. (2006). Production of sexual hybrid progenies for clarifying the phylogenic relationship between Citrus and Citropsis species.] Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 131(6), 764-69.
- Citrus Variety Collection. College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. University of California, Riverside.
- Smith, M. W., et al. (2013). First fruiting intergeneric hybrids between Citrus and Citropsis. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 138(1), 57-63.
- Mmali, J. Uganda's 'sex tree' under threat. BBC News 25 July 2007.
- Citropsis schweinfurthii. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
- Citropsis noldeae. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
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