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Leicester University Botanic Garden, England
The Poncirus trifoliata  growing in the University of Leicester Botanic Garden at Oadby, near Leicester. Taken with mature fruit, November 2003.
This plant was carrying quite large fruit, but although about a dozen fallen fruit were investigated for seeds, only two were found.
The fruits on this plant vary between quite smooth and very knobbly.
Size usually 4cms to 5cms in diameter
Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, England

Newarke Houses Museum Poncirus fruit close-up
Poncirus & Medlar at Newarke Houses Museum Leicester
November 2006
A fruitful specimen with larger than average fruits.
Some showed signs of a developing navel
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Poncirus trifoliata, Cotoneaster & Medlars in foreground