Trifoliate orange

Citrus trifoliata

  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Trifoliate orange
  • Flower name
    Trifoliate orange
  • Scientific name
    Citrus trifoliata
  • Aliasキコク, 枸橘, 枸橘, Citrus trifoliata, Poncirus trifoliata, Trifoliate orange
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

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.


  • Eye
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Rutaceae
  • Genus
    Citrus
  • Species
    C. trifoliata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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