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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Citrus ×aurantium   FAMILY Rutaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Citrus ×aurantium [maxima × reticulata]   FAMILY Rutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Citrus ×aurantium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Citrus aurantium

 

COMMON NAME:
Sour Orange, Marmalade Orange, Sweet Orange, Bitter Orange


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Citrus ×aurantium   FAMILY Rutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Citrus ×aurantium [maxima × reticulata]   FAMILY Rutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Citrus ×aurantium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Citrus aurantium

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4312

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: southeast Asia

Rare

Habitat: Cultivated horticulturally, sometimes persistent and naturalizing, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with stout nodal thorns

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Unifoliolate (technically compound but having only 1 leaflet and appearing simple)
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 petals

FRUIT:
Berry (hesperidium)

 

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