Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck

Family: Rutaceae Genus: Citrus Species: Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck






Synonym Citrus aurantium Flower Color White
Common Name Sweet Orange, Santara Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Sweet Orange Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Komla Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 2100 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Globose, rind thick, tightly adherent, pulp yellow, fairly sweet, seeds poly-embryonic
Habitat Occurs in woodland garden sunny edge and cultivated beds Bark Type Fissured
Distribution Southern and East Asia Bark Details Bark grey or brown, first smooth, then becoming rough and fissured
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is an evergreen tree growing to 9 m (29ft 6in) Leaf Details The leaves are shiny and leathery, oblong to elliptic, up to 4 in (10.2 cm) long, and have narrow wings on their petioles

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found