genus Fortunella


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Related to genus Fortunella: loquat, kumquat tree
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Noun1.genus 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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Although closely related to citrus species, kumquats are of the genus Fortunella. The fruit grows on an evergreen shrub or small tree with bright green pointed leaves and orangeperfumed blossoms.