Fortunella


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Noun1.Fortunella - small genus of shrubs native to south China producing small ovoid fruits resembling oranges: includes kumquats
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
cumquat, kumquat, kumquat tree - any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
Fortunella japonica, marumi, marumi kumquat, round kumquat - shrub bearing round-fruited kumquats
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The collections, among others there, contain nearly 900 accessions (specimens) and represent 132 taxonomic groups of Citrus, Fortunella (kumquat), and wild citrus species, whose rich genetic diversity can be tapped to improve economically important traits like yield, nutrient content, and pest and disease resistance.