Difference Between Orange and Mosambi Fruits

Orange and Mosambi both belong to the genus of citrus fruits, there is difference in appearance and flavor with different health benefits.



Orange fruit is the most cultivated fruit tree in the world, widely grown in Nagpur and Coorg region of India.
Nagpur orange and Coorg mandarin are variety of orange grown in Nagpur and from Kodagu in Karnataka, Having the Geographical Indication status.



Citrus limetta is name of musambi fruit, cultivated in India and also known by the name of sweet lemon and mousambi.
Mousambi juice is the most common available citrus juice in India,served with a Chat masala or kala namak.



Kinnow is a hybrid of two citrus fruits, cultivated in Punjab region, Rajasthan and areas within Uttarakhand.
The hybrid variety of mandarin orange is indigenous product from India.

Health Benefits of Citrus Fruits:

Good for Skin
Fights Cancer
Help in Weight Loss
Lowering Blood Pressure


Galgal – Galgal fruit extensively used for pickle, grown in hilly areas of Uttarakhand.
Mandarin – Mandarin orange (Sweet Orange) is a small citrus fruit, growing in Jalna of Maharashtra.
Grapefruit – Grapefruit is a semi sweet citrus, Grown in North East and Himachal Pradesh.
Tangerine– Tangerine is also a citrus fruit and a good source of vitamin C.
Bitter Orange – Bitter orange is a hybrid between pomelo and mandarin, Grown in Andhra Pradesh.
Indian Wild Orange – Indian wild orange is also a citrus fruit, considered to be an endangered species and grown only in Garo Hills of Meghalaya.

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