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NATURE & GASTRONOMY

 

 

 

  kumquat

 

Vietnam

The kumquat is a small fruit-bearing tree, with the botanical designation Citrus japonica and which belongs to the family Rutaceae.

 

The tree bears edible fruits that closely resemble oranges (Citrus sinensis - fig.) and mandarins (Citrus reticulata - fig.), but which are even smaller still.

 

  kumquat