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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Lemon: limon,-onis (s.f.III), q.v.; see Aurantium,-ii (s.n.II); see citrus,-i (s.f.II).

CITRUS LIMONUM (Risso) fructuum oblongorum cortice tenuissimo, pulpa acidissima (DeCandolle), with the rind of the oblong fruits very thin, with the pulp very sour; [limonum, gen. pl. limon,-onis (s.f.III).
lemon-scented: citriodorus,-a,-um (adj.A).



lemon-yellow (H.C.C.4): citrellus,-a,-um (adj.A), citreus,-a,-um (adj.A), citrinus,-a,-um (adj.A), limoneus,-a,-um (adj.A); “lemon colored. The purest yellow, without any brightness; as in a Lemon when ripe” (Lindley); see citrine; see yellow;

citrinifolius,-a,-um (adj.A): “with lemon-yellow flowers” (Stearn 1996).

NOTE: Palicourea lemoniana C. M. Tayl. is named after Mr. Myles Lemon.
lemon-like: citratus,-a,-um (adj.A), “citratus,-a,-um (adj.A): lemon-like; “resembling [the genus] Citrus” (Stearn 1996).

Mentha citrata, “lemon-like; from the odor” (Fernald 1950).
lemon-shaped: citriformis,-e (adj.B), limoniformis,-e (adj.B);

[fungi] sporae parvae ad mediae, ellipsoideae, limoniformes, tenuitunicatae, poro germinativo distincte, spores small to medium, ellipsoid, lemon-shaped, thin-walled, distinctly [i.e. clearly] with a germinative pore.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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