Definition of Citrus sinensis
1. Noun. Probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges.
Terms within: Sweet Orange
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Generic synonyms: Orange, Orange Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Citrus Sinensis
Literary usage of Citrus sinensis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"ORANGES, Citrus sinensis Sour, sweet and heating, oranges pacify väta and stimulate kapha when taken in excess. Sweet oranges are all right for pitta, ..."
2. Code of Federal Regulations 21: Food And Drugs 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... juice obtained from mature oranges of the species Citrus sinensis on of the ... (1!2 Citrus sinensis X 3!8 Citrus reticulata X 1!8 Citrus paradisi (USDA ..."
3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"... all consideration has been limited to a discussion of whether one should use sour orange (Citrus aurantium), sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), ..."
4. Citrus Fruits: An Account of the Citrus Fruit Industry, with Special by John Eliot Coit (1915)
"... Citrus sinensis. — The ordinary sweet oranges including such varieties as Washington Navel, Valencia, Mediterranean Sweet, Ruby Blood, and a long list ..."