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Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck


Citrus aurantium, Citrus medica, Citrus ×, Limon ×

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Extract from Wikipedia article

The lemon (Citrus × limon) is a small evergreen tree native to Asia. The tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, though the pulp and rind (zest) are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, which gives lemons a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade.

LinkLemon tree (Citrus limon?) on Umm Wishad Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 14, 2014
Location on mapsUmm Wishad Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkGreen lemons on a citrus tree (Citrus limon?) in area of Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 5, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar


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