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Citrus × sinensis ‘Washington Navel’

 

Washington Navel

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderSapindalesIncludes citrus; maples, horse-chestnuts, lychees and rambutans; mangos and cashews; frankincense and myrrh; mahogany and neem
FamilyRutaceae
GenusCitrus
Speciessinensis
Cultivar‘Washington Navel’

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