Citrus × reticulata – Santra, Orange

Other notes

Accepted Name: Citrus × aurantium L. (WFO, 2023).

 

Natural History: It is commonly known and sold as 'Orange' in India, globally known as 'Mandarin Orange'. It differs from the Sweet Orange or Orange (Citrus aurantium) due to its easily peeled skin.

 

References:

HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 22 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/hostplants/search/.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 22 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000607909.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 22 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Orange.html.

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Citrus × reticulata Blanco – Santra, Orange. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/citrus-reticulata, accessed 2024/04/20.