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English translation: Ponkan (Chinese Honey Orange)

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12:51 Oct 22, 2007
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Food & Drink
Japanese term or phrase: ボンカン
or ボンカン果物. A type of orange maybe?? Any help would be appreciated.
KNielsen
Japan
Local time: 17:26
English translation:Ponkan (Chinese Honey Orange)
Explanation:
Ponkan
Ponkan (Japanese: ポンカン) ('Chinese Honey Orange')– is a member of the tangerine family, but its fruits are the size of oranges. The fruit is round and around 7-8 cm wide in size. It was originally introduced to the United States by Robert Pittman, Sr., of Apopka, Florida, in the early 1900s. The fruit is very sweet.
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Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.
The Ponkan mandarin orange is produced in Asia, known throughout the world as the thick ... In Taiwan the Ponkan has a 200 year history, originating with ...
eng.coa.gov.tw/content.php?catid=9441 -

Dalandan & Juicy Ponkan Mentos - Candy Blog
The Juicy Ponkan flavor comes in an intense orange wrapper but the candy inside is a soft orange. Like the dalandan, the ponkan is a citrus but this one is ...
www.typetive.com/candyblog/item/dalandan_juicy_ponkan_mento...

ponkan
This is the famous and highly reputed ponkan of South China and Formosa, the Batangas mandarin of the Philippines, and the Nagpur suntara or santra (various ...
citrusvariety.ucr.edu/citrus/ponkan.html -

I would avoid calling it simply a "mandarin (orange)," which are regular みかん. They are much closer to tangerines or honey murcotts, but anyway, it seems you can just use 'ponkan'.
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Ponkan (Chinese Honey Orange)


Explanation:
Ponkan
Ponkan (Japanese: ポンカン) ('Chinese Honey Orange')– is a member of the tangerine family, but its fruits are the size of oranges. The fruit is round and around 7-8 cm wide in size. It was originally introduced to the United States by Robert Pittman, Sr., of Apopka, Florida, in the early 1900s. The fruit is very sweet.
<snip>

Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.
The Ponkan mandarin orange is produced in Asia, known throughout the world as the thick ... In Taiwan the Ponkan has a 200 year history, originating with ...
eng.coa.gov.tw/content.php?catid=9441 -

Dalandan & Juicy Ponkan Mentos - Candy Blog
The Juicy Ponkan flavor comes in an intense orange wrapper but the candy inside is a soft orange. Like the dalandan, the ponkan is a citrus but this one is ...
www.typetive.com/candyblog/item/dalandan_juicy_ponkan_mento...

ponkan
This is the famous and highly reputed ponkan of South China and Formosa, the Batangas mandarin of the Philippines, and the Nagpur suntara or santra (various ...
citrusvariety.ucr.edu/citrus/ponkan.html -

I would avoid calling it simply a "mandarin (orange)," which are regular みかん. They are much closer to tangerines or honey murcotts, but anyway, it seems you can just use 'ponkan'.


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponkan
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