EPPO Global Database

Citrus limon(CIDLI)

Overview
Last modification: 1999-10-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CIDLI
  • Preferred name: Citrus limon
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) N. Burman

Notes

China. Probably a hybrid between C. medica and C. aurantifolia. Cultivated in the Mediterranean area since medieval times. A warm temperate rather than tropical species


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Citrus limonum Risso
Citrus medica var. limon Wight & Arnott

Common names
Name Language
lemon English
Limonenbaum German
Zitronenbaum German
citronnier French
citronnier limonier French
limonier French
limonnier des Anglais French
limonero Spanish
citreno Italian
limone Italian
citroenboom Dutch
limão Portuguese
limoeiro Portuguese
limoeiro-azedo Portuguese
limoeiro-galego Portuguese
limoneiro Portuguese
citron Swedish
лимон Russian
citron Danish
sitron Norwegian
sitruuna Finnish
limon Turkish
cytryna zwyczajna Polish
citrom Hungarian
portokall Albanian
limoiondoa Basque
лимон Bulgarian
citronella Catalan
llimera Catalan
llimoner Catalan
llimonera Catalan
níng méng Chinese
柠檬 Chinese
limun Croatian
limun  Croatian
citron Czech
harilik sidrunipuu Estonian
λεμόνι Greek
nimbu Hindi
नींबू Hindi
īstais citronkoks Latvian
tikrasis citrinmedis Lithuanian
lămîi Romanian
limona Slovene
limau Swahili
лимон Ukrainian