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


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus

Other System Links

Plants: CIAU8
GRIN: 10684
ITIS: 28884
NPDN Host: 2011

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:

Citrus aurantium L.(Synonym)


Category: Hardwood Trees


Common Name Reference:

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