- Flower nameKumquat
- Scientific nameCitrus japonica
- Aliasキンキツ, Cumquat, 金橘, 金柑
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringGarden, Orchard
- Flowering seasonJune, July, September, October
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.