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  Citrus sinensis
 
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  Family: RUTACEAE
  Citation:  Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck, Dagb. Ostind. Resa. 41. 1757, nomen & Reise Ostindien 250. 1765; K.N. Nair & M.P. Nayar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 287. 1997. Citrus aurantium L. var. sinensis L., Sp. Pl. 783. 1753.
  Malayalam Name(s): Musambi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Sweet orange
  Description: Spinous tree, up to 10 m tall; spines few slender and flexible. Leaves aromatic 7.5-11 cm, ovate-oblong to ovate, entire or serrulate, acute to obtuse. Petiole narrowly winged, wings oblanceolate. Flowers axillary, in 1-6-flowered cymes. Petals reflexed. Stamens c. 20. Fruit oblate to slightly oval, 6-9 cm in diameter. Rind deep yellow to orange-red; thick or thin; pulp orange-yellow or reddish, sweet or slightly acidic.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: South China and Vietnam
  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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