Pomelo

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

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.[1] It is the largest citrus fruit, usually 15–25 centimetres (5.9–9.8 in) in diameter.[2] It weighs 1 to 2 kilograms (2.2 to 4.4 lb).

Other names for the pomelo are pummelo and pommelo.

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  1. "The Shock-Absorbent Skin of the Pomelo". JW.ORG. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  2. Growing the granddaddy of grapefruit, SFGate.com, December 25, 2004