Sour orange tree
Citrus aurantium flower
Citrus aurantium fruits
Citrus aurantium tree aspect
Citrus aurantium L (Sour orange tree)
Other varieties of Citrus
With a smother rind and sweeter pulp. The flower is smaller and leaves are not sot widely elliptical.
- Citrus limon (L.) Burm (Lemon tree):
With flowers white inside but with rosy ends and fruit (see photo) having a thick rind, bright yellow when fully ripe. With one side ending in a nipple. It probably comes from species "Citrus medica L."
-Citrus medica L. (Citron): Similar to the lemon tree but with bigger fruits, more rounded and with a thicker rind. It's got bitterer juice. It generally reaches up to 5 meters tall. Native from Asia, it is cultivated in the Mediterranean..
-Citrus paradisi Macfaydyen in Hooker (Grapefruit)
Till 8 meters tall. It's got bigger flowers and rounder fruits.(see photo)Very thick rind. Native from China, it is cultivated in the warm climate countries, specially the Mediterranean ones.
-Citrus delicious Ten (Tangerine)
Till 8 meters tall., much less rounded that the rest. Narrow leaves and fruits (see photo) flattened with the rind that is easily removed from the flesh, which is sweeter than the other species of Citrus
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