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Fruits and Vegetables
Is a mango citrus?
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Asked in Fruits and Vegetables, Citrus Fruit, Mangoes
Is a mango a citrus?
No Mango is not a citrus fruit. It has a distant affinity to : Cashew (Anacardium occidentale), Gandaria (Bouea gandaria), Pistachio (Pistacia vera), Marula (Sclerocarya birrea), Ambarella (Spondias cytherea), Yellow Mombin (Spondias mombin), Red Mombin (Spondias purpurea), Imbu (Spondias tuberosa).
Asked in Citrus Fruit, Papaya
Is papaya a citrus fruit?
No, papaya is not a citrus fruit. Citrus fruits are known for their fragrance and their juice contains a high quantity of citric acid, giving them a tart, sharp flavor. Examples of citrus fruits would be oranges, grapefruits and lemons. The papaya is a tropical fruit and its taste has been compared to a cantaloupe or mango.
Asked in Citrus Fruit, Taxonomy
What is the scientific name for citrus?
Citrus is a genus of acidic, usually tropical or subtropical fruit-bearing trees. There are many species of citrus fruits, most notably Citrus aurantifolia (Key lime), Citrus maxima (Pomelo), Citrus medica (Citron), and Citrus reticulata (Mandarin orange). Among its most commonly known hybrids are Citrus × limon (Lemon), Citrus × paradisi (Grapefruit), Citrus × sinensis (Sweet orange), and Citrus × tangerina (Tangerine). Citrus trees are commonly cultivated as both ornamental and crop trees.