White Grapefruit Taxonomy
White Grapefruit taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of White Grape fruit (Citrus paradisi) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of White Grapefruit as it is a combination of genus (Citrus) and species (C. × paradisi). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Rosidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of White Grapefruit is Rutaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.
Interesting facts about White Grapefruit
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 White Grapefruit that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing White Grapefruit Facts are:
- February is known as National Grapefruit Month.
- It is called as state fruit of texas.
- No mechanical devices are used while picking grapefruits, they are always handpicked.
Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Duncan, Marsh and Oro Blanco. It is not available in seedless variety.