Definition of Citrus reticulata

1. Noun. Shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Mandarin, Mandarin Orange, Mandarin Orange Tree
Terms within: Mandarin, Mandarin Orange
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Generic synonyms: Citrus, Citrus Tree
Specialized synonyms: Tangerine, Tangerine Tree, Clementine, Clementine Tree, Satsuma, Satsuma Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citrus Reticulata

Citroncirus webberi
Citrullus vulgaris
Citrus aurantifolia
Citrus aurantium
Citrus bergamia
Citrus decumana
Citrus grandis
Citrus limetta
Citrus limon
Citrus limonia
Citrus maxima
Citrus medica
Citrus nobilis
Citrus paradisi
Citrus reticulata
Citrus sinensis
Citrus tangelo
Citta del Vaticano
City That Never Sleeps
City of Bridges
City of Brotherly Love
City of God
City of Light
City of London
City of Westminster
City of the Angels
Ciudad Juarez
Ciudad Juárez

Literary usage of Citrus reticulata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Code of Federal Regulations 21: Food And Drugs 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"The juice of citrus reticulata and Citrus aurantium, as permitted by this paragraph, ... The addition of concentrated juice from citrus reticulata on Citrus ..."

2. Taking the Pith: The Impact of the Production and Consumption of Oranges and by Louise Stayte, Alexis Vaughan (2000)
"... the Seville or sour orange (Citrus aurantium), the bergamot orange (Citrus bergamia) and the mandarin or tangerine orange (citrus reticulata). ..."

3. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Some domestic quarantines restrict interstate transport of imported commodities. For example, Japanese Unshiu oranges (citrus reticulata var. unshiu) can ..."

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