Pomelo

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Pomelo
Citrus grandis - Honey White.jpg
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Faimily: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. maxima
Binomial name
Citrus maxima
Merr.
Pomelo, raw
Flesh o a pomelo
Nutreetional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 159 kJ (38 kcal)
9.62 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
0.04 g
0.76 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1)
(3%)
0.034 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
(2%)
0.027 mg
Niacin (B3)
(1%)
0.22 mg
Vitamin B6
(3%)
0.036 mg
Vitamin C
(73%)
61 mg
Minerals
Airn
(1%)
0.11 mg
Magnesium
(2%)
6 mg
Manganese
(1%)
0.017 mg
Phosphorus
(2%)
17 mg
Potassium
(5%)
216 mg
Sodium
(0%)
1 mg
Zinc
(1%)
0.08 mg

Percentages are roughly approximated uisin 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 fauch green tae yellae whan ripe, wi sweet white (or, mair rarely, pink or reid) flesh an vera thick albedo (rind pith). It is the lairgest citrus fruit, 15–25 centimetres (5.9–9.8 in) in diameter,[2] an uisually wechtin 1–2 kilograms (2.2–4.4 lb).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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