Trifoliate orange

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    Trifoliate orange @ Kiba Park
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    Trifoliate orange @ Kiba Park
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    Trifoliate orange @ Kiba Park
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    Trifoliate orange @ Akatsuka Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Trifoliate orange
Formal Name
Citrus trifoliata
Alias
Citrus trifoliata, Poncirus trifoliata, Trifoliate orange
Habitat
China
Morph
Deciduous shrub

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What is Trifoliate orange

Trifoliate orange, scientific name:Citrus trifoliata , is a deciduous shrub of the genus Citrus, Department of Rutaceaee originates in China. Branches are green and the sharp spines, so long ago was used for hedges. Thorn is the changing leaves. Leaves are Trifoliate biplane is about 5 cm oval leaf length. And finely serrated margin, and palmately lobed leaves, attaches to the stem. The spring before the leaves, 3-4 cm diameter white five-petaled flowers bloom. Consisting of flowers after the fruit is spherical, and fruit size is 3-4 cm is green at first, but yellow in the fall. Not eaten fresh fruit, fruit wine and medicinal uses.

General name: Trifoliate orange , scientific name:Citrus trifoliata, synonym:Poncirus trifoliata, aka:Tachibana, origin: China, Living type: deciduous shrubs, tree height: 200-flowering: 300 cm, tree: isolation, branch colors: dark green, branch quality: leaf cornered, they, petiole: Yes, leaf, discover 3 biplane (biplane gathered 3 leaflets), leaf length: 5 cm, small leaf, oval-shaped, leaf margin: fine tooth and leaves: alternate, Spine: at the base of the leaf of the branch about 3 cm spines palmately lobed, flowering: April-May, flower color: white, size: 3-4 cm,: petals five, flower: single, the coloring of the real October-November, the fruit shape: spherical, the fruit diameter: 3-4 cm, availability of fruit color: green-yellow, edible berries: eaten raw the fruit wine-friendly, Applications: hedges were, note: flowers and fruits aroma, and introduction to Japan: Manyo period, the name derived from: Tachibana came to Japan from China in the Tang dynasty from.

Detailed information

Order
Sapindales
Family
Rutaceae
Genus
Citrus
Species
C. trifoliata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
White
Season
MarApr
Height
200 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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