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Blood Orange
Blood Orange
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. sinensis

The blood orange is a variety of orange (Citrus sinensis) with crimson (blood-colored) interior flesh and an outer surface (skin) that is colored orange-red. The fruit is smaller than an average orange; its skin is usually pitted, but it may be smooth.