Pomelo

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Pomelo
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. maxima
Binomial name
Citrus maxima
Merr.
Pomelo, raw
Flesh o a pomelo
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 159 kJ (38 kcal)
Carbohydrates 9.62 g
- Dietary fiber 1 g
Fat 0.04 g
Protein 0.76 g
Thiamine (vit. B1) 0.034 mg (3%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) 0.027 mg (2%)
Niacin (vit. B3) 0.22 mg (1%)
Vitamin B6 0.036 mg (3%)
Vitamin C 61 mg (73%)
Iron 0.11 mg (1%)
Magnesium 6 mg (2%)
Manganese 0.017 mg (1%)
Phosphorus 17 mg (2%)
Potassium 216 mg (5%)
Sodium 1 mg (0%)
Zinc 0.08 mg (1%)
Link to USDA Database entry
Percentages are relative to
US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

The pomelo (Citrus maxima or Citrus grandis), (Common names: pummelo, pommelo, lusho fruit or shaddock,[1] Bengali: জাম্বুরা or বাতাবী লেবু) is a crisp citrus fruit native tae Sooth an Sootheast Asie. It is uisually pale green tae yellae when ripe, wi sweet white (or, mair rarely, pink or reid) flesh an very thick albedo (rind pith). It is the lairgest citrus fruit, 15–25 centimetres (5.9–9.8 in) in diameter,[2] an uisually weighin 1–2 kilograms (2.2–4.4 lb).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Shaddock". Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. Growing the granddaddy of grapefruit, SFGate.com, December 25, 2004