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Citrus ×aurantium ssp. aurantium

Citrus ×aurantium L. ssp. aurantium

Citrus aurantium L.

Citrus vulgaris Risso

Ornamental Bitter Orange, Sour Orange

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderSapindalesIncludes citrus; maples, horse-chestnuts, lychees and rambutans; mangos and cashews; frankincense and myrrh; mahogany and neem
FamilyRutaceaeRue or citrus family: limes, lemons, grapefruits, oranges, Sichuan pepper trees, and flowering shrubs
GenusCitrusNew Latin, from Citron tree
Species×aurantiumOrange-colored, tawny
ssp.aurantiumOrange-colored, tawny

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Citrus ×aurantium ssp. aurantium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Citrus ×aurantium (Ornamental Bitter Orange, Sour Orange)

5/25/2009 · Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ
≈ 8 × 5' (2.4 × 1.6 m)