from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, same as hesperidium.


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  • These are not the orange trees that give us vitamin C, but rather bitter orange trees or citrus aurantium biga radia —"one of the quintessential 'giving trees' of the perfume world," says David Seth Moltz, the nose behind D.S.

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  • Derived from the fruit of the tree Citrus aurantium, bitter orange has gained popularity because of its similarities to ephredra without the legal entanglements.

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  • The tea is used as a treatment in traditional Nigerian medicine and is produced from the extract of Rauvolfia Vomitoria leaves and the fruit of Citrus aurantium.

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  • • Western name: Immature bitter orange Citrus aurantium

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  • It is therefore not so surprising that bit by bit, many perfume aficionado as well as amateur DIY perfumers were lead to believe that it is the bergamot Citrus aurantium var. bergamia tree that provides the perfumer with the generous palette of oils of bergamot, petitgrain, neroli and orange flower absolute.

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  • These are obtained from the flower of one particular variety of citrus: citrus aurantium – the bitter orange.

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  • Orange Flowers Orange flowers come from the bitter or Seville orange, Citrus aurantium, and they have been used for millennia to flavor sweets and other dishes in the Middle East, usually in the extract called orange-flower water.

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  • For example, one experiment found that when scions of orange, grapefruit, and tangerine are grafted to sour orange (Citrus aurantium) stock, they produce fruits that have smooth skins, are juicy and sweet, and store well.

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  • _Orange (sweet) oil_, expressed from the peel of Citrus aurantium.

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  • The _Citrus aurantium_, or popular Orange, came originally from

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