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  Citrus reticulata
 
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  Family: RUTACEAE
  Citation:  Citrus reticulata Blanco, Fl. Filip. 610. 1837; K.N. Nair & M.P. Nayar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 287. 1997. Citrus chrysocarpa Lush., Indian For. 36: 343. 1910.
  Malayalam Name(s): Orange, Madhuranaranga
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Loose-skinned orange, Mandarin Orange
  Description: Slender tree, 4-6 m tall. Spines absent or short. Leaves 6-8 cm, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, serrate; petiole narrowly winged. Flowers white, axillary and mostly bisexual. Stamens more or less united into a tube. Fruit oblate or pyriform, 5-8 cm in diameter. Rind bright yellow to orange, tinged red, with sunken oil glands, usually rough and warty; rind easily separable from the pulp vesicles. Axis hollow. Pulp vesicles loosely attached. Pulp orange, sweet or acidic.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: Native of South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: Yes
  Vegetable: No
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