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Pomelo
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C. maxima
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Citrus maxima
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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. 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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