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Common name

English: Mexican Orange Blossom

German: Orangenblume

Portuguese: Laranjeira do México


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Sapindales (71)

        Family: Rutaceae (18)(family description)

          Genus: Choisya (1)

            Epithet: ternata H.B. & K. (1)

Synonym: Choisya grandiflora Regel

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal

ternata => growing in threes, three of a kind, or three in a whorl


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Choisya ternata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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