syn. Citrus japonica, Cumquat, Round kumquat, Marumi kumquat, Morgani kumquat (Eng.), Koemkwat (Afr.)
Kumquats are small evergreen trees or shrubs that produce tangy fruits with edible skins that are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium. A well-maintained kumquat tree can grow hundreds or thousands of fruits yearly. The flowers are fragrant and pretty. Kumquats are popular ornamental plants. The fruits can be used in various dishes, including salads, or made into marmalades, preserves and liqueurs.