rue family(redirected from citrus family)
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Related to citrus family: genus Citrus
a family, Rutaceae, of trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves, fragrant flowers, and fruit in a variety of forms.
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|Noun||1.||rue family - a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent|
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Geraniales, order Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
Fortunella, genus Fortunella - small genus of shrubs native to south China producing small ovoid fruits resembling oranges: includes kumquats
genus Phellodendron, Phellodendron - small genus of aromatic deciduous trees of east Asia often having thick corky bark