Citrus japonica Thunb.


Densely branched, spiny shrub. Leaves elliptic, to 8 cm. Fruit deep orange, to about 3 cm wide, 5-6-chambered and with a sweet rind. [Fortunella japonica (Thunb.) Swingle]


Citrus margarita Lour. 'Nagami', Oval or Nagami Kumquat, is also sometimes available. [Fortunella margarita (Lour.) Swingle]

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rutaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Citrus japonica 'Variegata'

Leaves variegated.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Sapindales
family       Rutaceae
genus        Citrus L.