Tangerines etc. (was: Quiche Lorraine, etc.)

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Mon Jan 22 09:52:51 UTC 2001

>> In my experience as well (and I was just going to write that when I
>> read this last posting).  I had "clementinos" for the first time in
>> Israel in 1961 - and they were unheard of when I returned to the
>> States.  Tangerines were common, however.  Still all clearly in the
>> same family, but maybe different in the way mandarin oranges are
>> different from naval oranges are different from Valencia oranges, et
>> al.?

Clementines are mandarin oranges. According to AHD4, they're a subtype of
mandarin orange that's seedless.


M Lynne Murphy
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