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Pomelo

species of plant, pomelo
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The Pomelo (Citrus maxima or Citrus grandis), is a citrus fruit from South East Asia. It is pale green or yellow when ripe. Its flesh is sweet and white. The rind is very thick and spongy. It is the largest citrus fruit, usually 15–25 centimetres (5.9–9.8 in) in diameter.[1] It weighs 1 to 2 kilograms (2.2 to 4.4 lb).

Pomelo
Citrus grandis - Honey White.jpg
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C. maxima
Binomial name
Citrus maxima

Other names for the pomelo are pummelo and pommelo.

SourcesEdit

  1. Growing the granddaddy of grapefruit, SFGate.com, December 25, 2004