Despite the abundance of citrus that grows in Texas, the actual variety of leaves something to be desired. Or at least the ones that make it to market. Going through the Santa Monica Farmers' Market in Los Angels, I encountered some rather unusual citrus varieties that we don't typically find in commercial settings.
|The blood orange with the tell tale blush of anthocyanins|
kumquat. Like many first generation hybrids, the limequat is seedless. It has a very tart flavor profile, distinct from either limes or lemons. The pen is there to provide a sense of scale to the size of the fruit.