Called the younger sister of an orange – grows in a form of an ever-green shrub or small tree reaching even up to eight meters. Its oval-shaped leaves are placed on short, narrowly winged shanks, while its flowers are white or pink. It is cultivated practically all over the world. Due to its origin, it is most intensively cultivated in China, and also in India, Japan, Malaysia, USA and the Mediterranean Sea countries.
• clementine – cross-bred from tangerine and bitter orange,