What Is the Name for the Fruit of a Hybrid Tangerine Tree & Grapefruit Tree?

Members of the Citrus genus are able to hybridize with each other. When you cross a tangerine (which is a type of mandarin orange) and a grapefruit, the resulting fruit is called a tangelo.

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