Ponkan (Japanese: ポンカン) ('Chinese Honey Orange')– is a member of the tangerine family, but its fruits are the size of oranges. The fruit is round and around 7-8 cm wide in size. It was originally introduced to the United States by Robert Pittman, Sr., of Apopka, Florida, in the early 1900s. The fruit is very sweet. Trees are heavy bearing every other year. "R.C. Pitman, Jr., of Apopka, Florida, organized the Florida Ponkan Corporation in 1948, served as its President, and has continuously promoted the culture of this delicious fruit. " Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. ... Divisions Green algae Chlorophyta Charophyta Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophytaâliverworts Anthocerotophytaâhornworts Bryophytaâmosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) â Rhyniophytaârhyniophytes â Zosterophyllophytaâzosterophylls Lycopodiophytaâclubmosses â Trimerophytophytaâtrimerophytes Pteridophytaâferns and horsetails Seed plants (spermatophytes) â Pteridospermatophytaâseed ferns Pinophytaâconifers Cycadophytaâcycads Ginkgophytaâginkgo Gnetophytaâgnetae Magnoliophytaâflowering plants... It has been suggested that Angiospermae, and Anthophyta be merged into this article or section. ... Magnoliopsida is the botanical name for a class: this name is formed by replacing the termination -aceae in the name Magnoliaceae by the termination -opsida (Art 16 of the ICBN). ... Families See text Sapindales is a botanical name for an order of flowering plants. ... Genera About 160 genera; selected important genera: Amyris - West Indian Sandalwood Choisya - Mexican orange Citrus - Citrus Dictamnus - Burning-bush Fortunella - Kumquat Melicope - Corkwood, Alani Murraya - Curry tree Phellodendron - Cork-trees Poncirus - Trifoliate orange Ptelea - Hoptree Ruta - Rue Skimmia - Skimmia Tetradium (Euodia) - Euodias Zanthoxylum - Toothache trees Rutaceae is a family of... Species & major hybrids Species Citrus aurantifolia - Key lime Citrus maxima - Pomelo Citrus medica - Citron Citrus reticulata - Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus Ãsinensis - Sweet Orange Citrus Ãaurantium - Bitter Orange Citrus Ãparadisi - Grapefruit Citrus Ãlimon - Lemon Citrus Ãlimonia - Rangpur lime Citrus Ãlatifolia - Persian lime See also main text for other hybrids Citrus... Binomial name Citrus reticulata Blanco For other uses, see Tangerine (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck Orangeâspecifically, sweet orangeârefers to the citrus tree Citrus sinensis (syn. ... Apopka is a city in Orange County, Florida, United States. ...
Dekopon (Japanese: ãã³ãã³) is a highly sweet and expensive hybrid between ChungGyun mandarins and Ponkan that are grown in Japan and Korea, presumed to be first cultivated in the early 1990s. ...
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