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