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Citrus unshiu Marc.
A mikan grove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. unshiu
Citrus unshiu-温州蜜柑-4
A basket of mikan
Citrus unshiu-unshu mikan
Cross section

Satsuma / sat-soo-muh/ .n. is a variety of tangerine with a loose skin. It's named after the former Japanese province of Satsuma. In the United Kingdom it is often associated with Christmas.

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