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Citrus

Citrus is a common term and genus of flowering plant in the family Rutaceae, originating in tropical and subtropical southeast Asia.

The genus contains three species, and numerous natural and cultivated origin hybrids, including commercially important fruit such as the orange, lemon, grapefruit, lime, and tangerine.

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