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Loquat vs. Kumquat

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Loquatnoun

The Eriobotrya japonica tree.

Kumquatnoun

A small, orange citrus-like fruit which is native to Asia, Fortunella.

Loquatnoun

The fruit of this tree. It is as large as a small plum, but grows in clusters, and contains four or five large seeds.

Kumquatnoun

any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella (formerly Citrus) of the rue family (Rutaceae) (especially Citrus Japonica) growing in China and Japan bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp; also, any of the small acid, orange-colored citrus fruits of such plants, used mostly for preserves.

Loquatnoun

The fruit of the Japanese medlar (Photinia Japonica). It is as large as a small plum, but grows in clusters, and contains four or five large seeds. Also, the tree itself.

Kumquatnoun

any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp

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Loquatnoun

evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan

Kumquatnoun

small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp

Loquatnoun

yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies

Kumquatnoun

an orange-like fruit related to the citruses, with an edible sweet rind and acid pulp.

Loquatnoun

a small yellow egg-shaped acidic fruit.

Kumquatnoun

the East Asian shrub or small tree that yields the kumquat.

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Loquatnoun

the evergreen East Asian tree of the rose family that bears the loquat, cultivated both for its fruit and as an ornamental.

Kumquat

Kumquats (; Chinese: 金桔, gāmgāt or jīnjú), or cumquats in Australian English, are a group of small fruit-bearing trees in the flowering plant family Rutaceae. They were previously classified as forming the now-historical genus Fortunella, or placed within Citrus, sensu lato.

Loquat

The loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) is a large evergreen shrub or tree, grown commercially for its orange fruit and for its leaves for tea originated from China and imported to Japan during Tang dynasty at early medieval ages (known as in Japan), and also cultivated as an ornamental plant. The loquat is in the family Rosaceae, and is native to the cooler hill regions of south-central China.

‘biwa cha’;

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