Definition of Trifoliate orange
1. Noun. Small fast-growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges.
Group relationships: Genus Poncirus, Poncirus
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifoliate Orange
Literary usage of Trifoliate orange
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The trifoliate orange has been known in N. China since ancient times, ... The principal use of the trifoliate orange is for stock upon which to graft the ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"In hardiness they also seem to be intermediate, being much more cold-resistant than the ordinary orange, but not so hardy as the trifoliate orange. ..."
3. Citrus Fruits and Their Culture by H. Harold Hume (1911)
"In 1763 Linnaeus described the trifoliate orange in the second edition of his Species Plantarum and the name applied by him, Citrus trifoliata, ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"—The fr. of the trifoliate orange 475. Leaf of Orange. rieties budded on it, ... The trifoliate orange is hardy as far north as Philadelphia and New York. ..."
5. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"Induced Variation in NaCl Tolerance with EMS in trifoliate orange in vitro ... We have obtained successfully NaC 1-tolerant variants of trifoliate orange by ..."
6. Proceedings by American Pomological Society (1900)
"The plan followed has been to use the Japanese trifoliate orange (Citrus ... Where the trifoliate orange was used as the mother parent, the hybrids all have ..."
7. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The stocks preferred are the Seville and trifoliate orange and the so-called "rough lemon,* apparently a natural hybrid, which resembles the lemon in ..."