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Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’

 

Washington Navel

Family: Rutaceae

About plant names...

Citrus × sinensis is a cultivated variety of navel orange. Original navel oranges were created by a chance natural mutation. The Washington Navel orange, available from nurseries, described by one source as “the most popular backyard orange grown in Australia.” Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ is a sweet, easily peeled variety.

Online References:

Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ on easybloom.com

Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ on www.citrusvariety.ucr.edu

Orange varieties at Purdue University's Center for New Crops and Plants Products

Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Citrus × (Washington Navel)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA