Citrus x sinensis 'Best's Seedless'
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Taxonomy and Etymology
Family: Rutaceae, rue or citrus family, a family of flowering trees, shrubs, and herbs.
Genus: Citrus, citrus (Latin, noun), referring to either Citrus medica or a species in the genus Thuja. A genus of flowering trees and shrubs native to South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Melanesia, and Australia.
Species: Citrus x sinensis, sīnēnsis (Latin, adjective), meaning 'Chinese, of or relating to China', in reference to this hybrid species' native geographical location.
Cultivar: Citrus x sinensis 'Best's Seedless'
Common Name: Orange
Description and Features
Description: New Zealand selection of navel orange. Has sweet, juicy, and seedless flesh. Fruits from late-winter to late-spring. Scented white flowers throughout summer. Self-fertile. Citrus x sinensis is a hybrid between Citrus reticulata and Citrus maxima.
Uses: Attracts bees
Winter Foliage: Evergreen