genus Citrus


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Related to genus Citrus: citrus family
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Noun1.genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rutaceae, rue family, Rutaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
citrus tree, citrus - any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
orange tree, orange - any citrus tree bearing oranges
bigarade, bitter orange, bitter orange tree, Citrus aurantium, marmalade orange, Seville orange, sour orange - any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
Citrus decumana, Citrus grandis, Citrus maxima, pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, shaddock - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
Citrus paradisi, grapefruit - citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree - 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
Citrus sinensis, sweet orange tree, sweet orange - probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges
Citrus nobilis, king orange, tangor, temple orange, temple orange tree - large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida
Citrus tangelo, tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit - hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
Citrus limonia, lemanderin, rangpur, rangpur lime - hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
Citrus limon, lemon tree, lemon - a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
Citrus limetta, sweet lemon, sweet lime - lemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp
Citrus aurantifolia, lime tree, lime - any of various related trees bearing limes
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citri vector lives on all species of the genus Citrus and can be detected on other species of the family Rutaceae (Halbert & Manjunah 2004).
The genus citrus belongs to the family Rutaceae and sub-family Aurantioideae.
Krueger, the genus Citrus includes at least 16 species, with hundreds of distant relatives, including lesser-known, peelable oddities like pummelos, trifoliate oranges, and kumquats.