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The term is Mandarin appointed a diverse group of citrus fruit of great economic importance (in the world, second only to orange). There are different schools of thought as to their botanical classification.

King mandarin (Citrus nobilis – Citrus deliciosa)

The King mandarin (Citrus nobilis – Citrus deliciosa), of Chinese origin, was brought to Europe in the early nineteenth century. seems to be a hybrid of Citrus reticulata (clementine) and Citrus sinensis (sweet orange). Read the rest of this entry »