Kumquat

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    Kumquat @ Kojimachi
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    Kumquat @ Kojimachi
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    Kumquat @ My home

Basic information

Flower Name
Kumquat
Formal Name
Citrus japonica
Alias
Cumquat
Habitat
China
Morph
Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Kumquat

Kumquat or Kinkan (scientific name: Citrus japonica、Synonyms:Fortunella japonica) is an evergreen shrub native to China and belonging to the family Rutaceae. From the summer to autumn, the white five-petal flower blooms. The fruit that forms after the flower is shaped like a mandarin orange, making it a throat medicine. The pericarp and flesh are orange, the pericarp has a smooth surface, sweetness, bitterness and aroma, and the pericarp is sour. Boil the whole skin, expose it to water, remove the acupuncture, boil it in sweet dew, candied it, eat it as a dried fruit or marmalade.

General name:Kumquat or Kinkan , cientific name: Citrus japonica、Synonyms:Fortunella japonica, origin: China, life type: Evergreen shrub, tree height: 2 m, leaf edge: serrated , leaf length: 6 cm ,f leaves: alternate , flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: white, petals: five, pistils: 1, number of stamens: 20, fruit diameter: 2 cm, fruit color: Golden, season: January to February.

Detailed information

Order
Sapindus
Family
Rutaceae
Genus
Citrus
Species
C. japonica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
OrchardGarden
Color
White
Season
JunJulSepOct
Height
200 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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