mandarin orange tree
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Related to mandarin orange tree: Citrus reticulata
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|Noun||1.||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|
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
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
clementine, clementine tree - a variety of mandarin orange that is grown around the Mediterranean and in South Africa