Tangor


Tangor
Tangor
Ortanique
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiosperms
Class: Eudicots
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. reticulata × sinensis
Binomial name
Citrus reticulata × sinensis

The tangor (C. reticulata × C. sinensis) is a citrus fruit hybrid of the mandarin orange (tangerine, Citrus reticulata) and the sweet orange (Citrus sinensis). The name "tangor" is a portmanteau using the "tang" of tangerine and the "or" of "orange".

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Varieties

  • King ("King of Siam"; formerly Citrus nobili)
  • Murcott ("honey Murcott"; "Murcott honey orange"; "red"; "big red")
  • Ortanique (originally found in Jamaica, the name comes from the words "orange", "tangerine", and "unique")
  • Temple ("Magnet" of Japan)[clarification needed]
  • Umatilla (misnomer "Umatilla tangelo")

Satsuma tangors

  • Iyokan (Miyagawa × unknown sweet orange)
  • Miyauchi Iyo (early-ripening Iyo mutant)
  • Othani Iyo (late-ripening Miyauchi mutant)
  • Kiyomi (Miyagawa × Trovita navel orange)
  • Seto (Sugiyama Unshiu × Trovita navel orange),

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