Definition of Genus Citrus
1. Noun. Orange; lemon; lime; etc..
Group relationships: Family Rutaceae, Rue Family, Rutaceae
Member holonyms: Citrus, Citrus Tree, Orange, Orange Tree, Bigarade, Bitter Orange, Bitter Orange Tree, Citrus Aurantium, Marmalade Orange, Seville Orange, Sour Orange, Citrus Decumana, Citrus Grandis, Citrus Maxima, Pomelo, Pomelo Tree, Pummelo, Shaddock, Citrus Paradisi, Grapefruit, Citrus Reticulata, Mandarin, Mandarin Orange, Mandarin Orange Tree, Citrus Sinensis, Sweet Orange, Sweet Orange Tree, Citrus Nobilis, King Orange, Tangor, Temple Orange, Temple Orange Tree, Citrus Tangelo, Tangelo, Tangelo Tree, Ugli Fruit, Citrus Limonia, Lemanderin, Rangpur, Rangpur Lime, Citrus Limon, Lemon, Lemon Tree, Citrus Aurantifolia, Lime, Lime Tree
Specialized synonyms: Citrus Limetta, Sweet Lemon, Sweet Lime
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Citrus
Literary usage of Genus Citrus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Citrus Fruits and Their Culture by H. Harold Hume (1911)
"Plants mostly native of tropical countries. Genus. Citrus Linn., Gen. Plant., Ed. 5, 341, 1754. Shrubs or trees, usually with spiny branches. ..."
2. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1860)
"the principal species and varieties of the genus Citrus, and many Cape and Australian plants not before in the garden. ..."
3. The culture of the grape-vine, and the orange, in Australia and New Zealand by George Suttor (1843)
"ON THE genus Citrus. — THE ORANGE. IN my remarks on the China orange and its culture, and on the citrus genus in general, it is not my intention to give a ..."
4. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"... to citrus- canker of different species and hybrids of the genus Citrus, ... citri has a wide range of hosts and is not limited to the genus Citrus. ..."
5. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"THE genus Citrus is so generally diffused, and its species have so long been submitted ... The genus Citrus belongs to the natural order AURAN- TI Arr,.r, ..."
6. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"The various species of the genus Citrus are natives of India and the Malay Archipelago. The date of the importation of citrus fruits to America is not known ..."