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Yuzu branch with ripe fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. ichangensis ×
C. reticulata
var. austera
Binomial name
Citrus ichangensis ×
Citrus reticulata
var. austera

The yuzu is a citrus fruit and plant. It originated in East Asia. The fruit looks like a rough grapefruit, and changes colour from green to yellow when it becomes more ripe.

The yuzu is often used in Japanese and Korean cuisine. It appears much like a lemon but tastes more like a floral lime.