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Citrus species have been cultivated since ancient times. This, combined with their ease of hybridization, has resulted in countless varieites and types of citrus. Some of the more well-known are included here. Citrus classification can be muddled, and there is disagreement on a number of citrus fruits whether or not to differentiate them as unique species or simply varieties of a single species.


Citrus aurantifolia

Lime, (Key Lime, Mexican Lime, West Indian Lime)


Citrus aurantifolia x Fortunella japonica - Limequat

Yellow fruited limequat, fruits are about the size of a large kumquat. Good, acid flavor, rarely grown commercially.
Citrus aurantifolia x Fortunella - Limequat   Hybrid.

Citrus aurantium - Sour Orange



Citrus aurantium ssp. bergamia - Bergamot Orange


Citrus aurantium var. myrtifolia - Chinotto Sour Orange


Citrus australasica

Australian Finger Lime


Citrus australis

Australian Round Lime


Citrus depressa

Flat Lemon

Citrus garrowayi Mount White Lime  
Citrus glaberrima Silk Skinned Orange  
Citrus grandis - Pummelo, Pommelo  
Citrus hystrix - Kaffir Lime  
Citrus ichangensis Ichang lime  

Citrus inodora

Russel River Lime


Citrus jambhiri

Rough Lemon


Citrus junos - Yuzu, Japanese Citron


Citrus latifolia

see Citrus aurantifolia

Citrus limetta Sweet Lemon  
Citrus limettoides -
Indian Sweet Lime

Citrus limon



Citrus limon var. Eureka

'Eureka' Lemon

Common commercial lemon variety in California.

Citrus limon var. Lisbon - 'Lisbon' Lemon

Common commercial lemon variety.

Citrus limon var. Ponderosa - Ponderosa Lemon

Huge fruits, good flavor, rarely grown commercially.

Citrus limon var. variegata - Variegated Pink Lemon

Citrus limonia Chinese Lemon  
Citrus limonia var Rangpur
'Rangpur' Lime  

Citrus medica



Citrus medica var. Etrog -
'Etrog' Citron, Ethrog Citron

Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis - 'Buddha's Hand' Citron  

Citrus maxima

see Citrus grandis


Citrus mitis - Calamondin

Citrus x Meyeri - Meyer Lemon  
Citrus x paradisi Grapefruit  

Citrus reticulata


Citrus reticulata var. unshiu Mandarin Orange  
Citrus reticulata var. unshiu x Fortunella japonica Orangequat  

Citrus reticulata x Citrus paradisi 'Minneola' -
'Minneola' Tangelo

Citrus reticulata x Citrus paradisi 'Uniq' 'Ugli Fruit', 'Uniq Fruit', 'Jamaican' Tangelo  
Citrus reticulata x Citrus sinensis Tangor  

Citrus sinensis



Citrus sinensis 'Moro Blood'- 'Moro Blood' Orange

Citrus sinensis x Citrus paradisi var. chironja 'Chironja' Orangelo  
Citrus sinensis x Poncirus trifoliata - Citrange  

Related Species

Fortunella crassifolia - Meiwa Kumquat, Sweet Kumquat

Fortunella margarita - Nagami Kumquat, Oval Kumquat

Poncirus trifoliata - Bitter Orange, (Roostock Orange)