Ugli fruit Taxonomy
Ugli fruit taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Ugli fruit (Citrus reticulata × Citrus paradisi) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Ugli fruit as it is a combination of genus (Citrus) and species (C. reticulata × paradisi). The class and subclass of this fruit is Unknown and Rosidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Ugli fruit is Rutaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.
Interesting facts about Ugli fruit
Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Ugli fruit that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Ugli fruit Facts are:
- The name is derived from the word "ugly" refering to the it's unpleasant appearance, with rough, wrinkled, greenish-yellow rind, wrapped loosely around the orange pulpy citrus inside.
Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are NA. It is not available in seedless variety.