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Grape Fruit, Palm Beach, Fla., USA. The grape fruit (citrus decumana) belongs to the citrus family which includes the orange, citron, lemon, lime, mandarin and kumquat. It belongs to the order of Rutaceae and is native of the Malayan and Polynesian Islands. The leaves are like those of the orange but downy on the under side. The yong shoots are also downy. The flowers are large and white and very fragrant. The tree bears a large pale yellow fruit, with thick rind and spongy, bitterish, greenish white, subacid pulp, much valued for dessert purposes. The tree is said to have been introduced into the West Indies by Captain Shaddock and is sometimes called by that name. The tree is more tender than the orange. It is very largely cultivated in Florida and California, and also in the West Indies.
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