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Pummelo Citrus maxima Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Pummelo 
Scientific Name(s): Citrus maxima 
Common Name(s): adamsapfel, buntan, jamboa, limau, pampelmuse, pamplemousse, pamplemoussier, pomelo, pompelmo, pompelmus, pumelo, pummelo, shaddock, shadek, toronja, you, zabon, zhu luan 
Belongs to: Citrus  
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  • 5 to 6 1/2 inches in diameter
  • Similar to grapefruit but larger, pear-shaped with thicker rind and coarser pulp
  • Tropical to subtropical
  • May also be entered under the broader category, citrus
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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