Citrus limon (L.) Burm.f.

Common name

English: Lemon

German: Zitrone

Portuguese: Limoeiro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Sapindales (66)

        Family: Rutaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Citrus (3)

           Epithet: limon (L.) Burm.f. (1)

limon => from the Persian name, limoun, Arabic, limun, for the lemon and other Citrus fruits

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Citrus limon at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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