Bitter orange

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Citrus aurantium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Binomial name
Citrus × aurantium
L., 1753[1]

The bitter orange, Seville orange, or marmalade orange is a citrus tree (Citrus × aurantium) and its fruit. It is a hybrid between Citrus maxima (pomelo) and Citrus reticulata (mandarin).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Citrus × aurantium L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1999-12-17. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10684. Retrieved 2010-01-05.
  2. "Plant profile for Citrus × aurantium L. (pro sp.), http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CIAU8