citrus Rutaceae Citrus spp.
Leaf:Alternate, simple, evergreen, entire or toothed, the petioles often winged, aromatic when crushed, dark and shiny above, paler below.
Flower:Fragrant, white, usually 5 long petals.
Fruit:Generally round or oval, covered in a leathery skin, fragrant, the fleshy inside segmented. Included in this genus are the familiar and edible oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, and tangerines.
Twig:New growth is usually green and armed with sharp stiff thorns.
Bark:Generally thin and tight, gray-brown to red-brown, variously lined or grooved.
Form:Small trees or shrubs with spreading crowns.