Taxon: Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.

 
Genus: Citrus
Family: Rutaceae
  Subfamily: Aurantioideae
      Tribe: Aurantieae
        Subtribe: Citrinae
Nomen number: 10732
Place of publication: Fl. indica 173. 1768
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 19-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-May-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 203 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: emulsifier (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Food additives: gelling agent (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Wealth India RM 2:190. 1950)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Wealth India RM 2:190. 1950)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for citrus (fide In Vitro Cell Div 36:436. 2000)
  • Materials: essential oils (source of neroli citronier used in perfumery fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Materials: gum/resin (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Materials: lipids (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . origin unknown, likely China

    Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics & subtropics

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