Asked in Fruits and Vegetables
Name any fruit or vegetables starting with the letter i?
Iyokan is a Japanese citrus fruit
Asked in Citrus Fruit
What makes a fruit a citrus fruit?
Citrus fruits usually have a tangy, sweet, or sour taste to them and they usually contain a ton of ascorbic acid, or Vitamin C Citrus fruit come from plants in the Rutacae family. The name citrus comes from the Latin word for a lemon, but its meaning has been expanded to include fruit from any related plant. Citrus trees are not strictly trees, but medium to large thorny shrubs. ...
What is a homonym for ugly?
A homonym for ugly is ugli. An ugli is a citrus fruit, a cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine. It is also known as a Jamaican tangelo. Ugli is a brand name for the fruit, which was called Ugly fruit because it is. ...
Asked in Citrus Fruit
What is considered citrus fruit?
Taxonomically speaking, citrus fruits are the fruits of evergreen trees of the genus Citrus, such as orange, lemon, grapefruit, tangerine and lime, to name a few. Many of these have a high concentration of citric acid, hence the name. ...
Asked in Fruits and Vegetables, Taxonomy
What is the scientific name or taxonomic classification of the Ugli Fruit?
The scientific name would be Citrus paradisi x reticulata.
Asked in Taxonomy
What is the scientific name for the Lepidoptera known as the Citrus fruit-piercer?
The accepted scientific name is Gonodonta nutrix.
Asked in Acids and Bases
Is there acid in orange juice and if there is what is the name of the acids in the juice?
Citric Acid. Oranges are a Citrus fruit
Asked in Elements and Compounds
What is the origin of name for th element calcium?
The name comes from the Latin calx, meaning lime (as in calcium oxide, not the citrus fruit). ...
What is the scientific name of orange fruit?
An orange-specifically, the sweet orange-is the citrus Citrus × sinensis (syn. Citrus aurantium L. var. dulcis L., or Citrus aurantiumRisso) and its fruit. The orange is a hybrid of ancient cultivated origin, possibly between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and mandarin (Citrus reticulata). It is a small flowering tree growing to about 3 m tall with evergreen leaves, which are arranged alternately, of ovate shape with crenulate margins and 4-10 cm long. The orange fruit is a hesperidium, a type of berry. ...
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. ...
Asked in New South Wales
Which New South Wales town has the same name as a citrus fruit?
The city of Orange is in New South Wales.
Asked in Crossword Puzzles
What 4 letter word for large citrus fruit?
There are no common "large" citrus fruits that have 4-letter names. Three that do exist in a smaller size are the lime, the yuzu, and the ugli (uglifruit), a Jamaican tangelo that is thought to also have a lemon ancestry. It gets its name from its "ugly" mottled appearance. ...