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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Citreae
Genus: Monanthocitrus

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Monanthocitrus is a genus of flowering plants in the citrus family, Rutaceae. General common names for the genus include spotseed-lime and monanthocitrus.[1]

It is a member of the tribe Citreae in the subfamily Aurantioideae, which includes the genus Citrus. It is one of several genera in the subtribe Triphasiinae, which are known technically as the minor citroid fruit trees.[2]

Most of the species in this small genus have limited native ranges in Southeast Asia.

Species include:


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Citrus Variety Collection. College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. University of California, Riverside.
  3. ^ Stone, B. C. New and noteworthy Paleotropical species of Rutaceae. In: Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences 137(2). 1985. pg. 217.
  4. ^ Monanthocitrus cornuta. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
  5. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Monanthocitrus oblanceolata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. Downloaded on 03 August 2013.
  6. ^ Stone, B. C. and D. T. Jones. (1988). New and noteworthy Rutaceae: Aurantioideae from northern Borneo. Studies in Malesian Rutaceae, V. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 140(2) 267-74.
  7. ^ Takeuchi, W. (2013). Floristic records from the upper Sepik of Papua New Guinea: Aristolochia chrismülleriana sp. nov. (Aristolochiaceae), Monanthocitrus paludosa (Rutaceae), and Secamone timorensis (Apocynaceae). Phytotaxa 114(1) 51-57.