Citrus sinensis - Sweet orange

 

 

 

Orange blossoms  - Click to enlarge

Orange blossoms - Citrus sinensis

Flowering orange tree  - Click to enlarge

Orange blossoms - Citrus sinensis

Flowering orange tree  - Click to enlarge

Orange blossoms - Citrus sinensis

Flowering orange trees near the White Mountains of Crete - Click to enlarge

Orange trees with the White Mountains in the background

Citrus sinensis or Sweet orange is a small tree that originated in southern China and is widely cultivated in some areas of Crete, for example south of Chania. It flowers in early spring and the intense smell of the flowers pervades the whole area.

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