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Pummelo

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Pummelo
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Pummelo fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Subclass:Rosidae
Order:Sapindales
Family:Rutaceae
Genus:Citrus
Species:maxima
Binomial name
Citrus maxima

The Pummelo or Shaddock (Citrus maxima) is a citrus fruit, usually a pale green to yellow when ripe, larger than a grapefruit, with sweet flesh and thick spongy rind. The grapefruit is a hybrid between the pummelo and the orange.

The pomelo has a name that sounds similar to "pummelo", and is often confused with the pummelo. However, it is a back-cross hybrid between the grapefruit and the pummelo.

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Pummelos
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Pummelo after being cut
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Pummelo after being sectioned
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Flesh of the pummelo

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