Citrus medica


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Related to Citrus medica: pomelo, citron
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Noun1.Citrus medica - thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rindCitrus medica - thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
citron - large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
citrus tree, citrus - any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
citronwood - wood of a citron tree
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2016); Citrus macrophylla Wester (Hall & Richardson 2013); Citrus medica L.
The generally accepted opinion today is that there are three basic species of citrus: Citrus medica (citrons), Citrus maxima (pomelos), and Citrus reticulata (mandarins).
Meyer lemons, a milder member of the family with a glossy, deep yellow skin and a mellower flavor than the common citrus medica lemon, are in the height of their season and make a beautiful preserve.