Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Sapindales||Includes citrus; maples, horse-chestnuts, lychees and rambutans; mangos and cashews; frankincense and myrrh; mahogany and neem|
|Family||Rutaceae||Rue or citrus family: limes, lemons, grapefruits, oranges, Sichuan pepper trees, and flowering shrubs|
|Genus||Citrus||New Latin, from Citron tree|
|Species||sinensis||Of or from China|
About plant names...
Citrus × sinensis is a cultivated variety of navel orange. Original navel oranges were created
by a chance natural mutation. The Washington Navel orange, available from
nurseries, described by one source as “the most popular backyard orange grown in Australia.”
Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ is a sweet, easily peeled
Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ on citrusvariety.ucr.edu
Orange varieties on hort.purdue.edu
Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA