Jabara (citrus)

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'Jabara' (citrus)
Citrus jabara by OpenCage.jpg
Citrus jabara
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C. × jabara
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Citrus × jabara

Jabara (ja:ジャバラ) or Citrus jabara (Tanaka) refers to a plant and fruit that is among the Japanese citrus.

'Jabara' is a fruit similar to the yuzu, deriving from a cross of the yuzu with a pomelo-hybridized mandarin (Citrus nobilis, but distinct from King),[1] that arose naturally in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

An extract made from the pericarp of the jabara has been used in cosmetics.[2]

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  1. ^ Shimizu, Tokurou; Kitajima, Akira; Nonaka, Keisuke; Yoshioka, Terutaka; Ohta, Satoshi; Goto, Shingo; Toyoda, Atsushi; Fujiyama, Asao; Mochizuki, Takako; Nagasaki, Hideki; Kaminuma, Eli; Nakamura, Yasukazu (2016). "Hybrid Origins of Citrus Varieties Inferred from DNA Marker Analysis of Nuclear and Organelle Genomes". PLoS One. 11 (11): e0166969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166969. PMC 5130255. PMID 27902727.
  2. ^ "Safety Assessment of citrus Plant and Seed derived ingredients as Used in cosmetics Date=September 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 18 January 2017.

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