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Finger oranges

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Finger orange, its fruit looks like a sweet potato and a plump sausage, but it is only the size of a human finger. This is where the name "finger orange" comes from. Under the plain skin of finger oranges, there are many caviar-sized particles of pulp, each with a gleaming luster, which looks like caviar at first glance. Therefore, finger oranges also enjoy the "caviar from the forest". Reputation. In addition, finger oranges have another name-"finger lemon". This nickname is derived from the unique taste and aroma of finger oranges: the skin of ripe finger oranges will emit a lemon-like fragrance, and the flesh of the orange The acidity is better than that of lemon.

Finger orange is a citrus plant in the Rutaceae family. The plant is short. The average height of 11-year-old trees is 1 meter, the lowest is 0.36 meters, and the average canopy is 0.63 meters × 0.63 meters. The crown is tight, the branches are densely detailed, with fine hairs, and the tender shoots and leaves are purplish red, with many and small spines, and the leaves are small, 0.87 cm long and 0.5 cm wide. It blooms many times a year, the buds are small, white, slightly purplish red, the petals are white, 3 petals, the diameter of the flower is 1-2 cm, and the apex is rolled outward when in full bloom. The peel is light yellow, and the oily cells are dense and convex on the surface. The seeds are small, about 30 seeds, the outer testa is yellow-white, the inner testa is lavender, the chasm is purple, the cotyledons are light green, the endosperm is white, and it is a single embryo.

Finger oranges are native to eastern Australia and southeastern New Guinea, and are mainly concentrated in a small part of northern New South Wales and tropical rainforest areas in southern Queensland. A few countries such as France, the United States, and Japan introduced finger oranges into plantations for cultivation. A Chinese delegation to the United States was first introduced from the United States in 1977. It was planted in the spring of 1978 and cultivated carefully for many years. Sex likes a warm climate, not cold-resistant, poor growth below 10 ℃, easy to cause leaf fall.

Finger oranges are excellent materials for potted plants. It can be used as citrus hybrid parents to cultivate new varieties. The fruit can be canned in sugar and water. The pulp can also be processed into sauce and vinegar. In addition, it is also used to make vodka and gin. Finger oranges are also rich in citric acid and vitamin C. After grinding finger oranges into a sticky substance, rubbing on the face every day can effectively remove acne and spots, and keep the skin white and delicate. Finger oranges also have a certain medicinal value, and have a therapeutic effect on people with weak gastrointestinal function. However, although finger oranges are beneficial to the human body, excessive consumption can cause damage to the liver and cause fever and other symptoms.

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