Citrus × sinensis

Citrus × sinensis, also known as the 'Citrus sinensis'', includes the commonly cultivated sweet oranges, including blood oranges and navel oranges.


The orange fruit is an important agricultural product, used for both the juicy fruit pulp and the aromatic peel. Orange blossoms are used in several different ways, as are the leaves and wood of the tree.


Orange fruit and leaf both are reported to contain indole alkaloids including N,N-DMT.


Giant swallowtail larva

caterpillars '' cause serious damage to this crop, especially to young trees.