A Tangerine Grows

paintingsheep

San Diego, United States

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Everyone knows
A tangerine grows
On the edge of a branch
On a Tangerine tree

To eat a Tangerine
It cannot be green
You must wait for the green
To turn Tangerine

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. tangerina

A Little History:
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “tangerine” was originally an adjective meaning “Of or pertaining to, or native of Tangier, a seaport in Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar” and “a native of Tangier.”

Dedicated to Frank Sinatra…who could sing Tangerine

This tangerine captured in San Diego, California, USA

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