sour orange
Citrus x aurantium L. (pro sp.) [maxima × reticulata]


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Subject: Citrus x aurantium L. (pro sp.) [maxima × reticulata]

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:
Citrus aurantium L. (Synonym)


Plants - Hardwood Trees


Common Name Reference:

Scientific Name Reference: USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.