This fruit has a finely pitted surface, and its skin and flesh are an orange colour with reddish streaks. It can be spherical or slightly oval in shape. The flesh, which has a grainy but tender and juicy texture, has a balanced sugar and acid content; it can be seedless. The flesh and skin contain anthocyanins, red pigments that increase the health-giving properties of the oranges. The varieties belonging to this group are:
Tarocco, Moro and Sanguinello.