Citron


Citron

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Citrus medica L. var. cedrata Risso

Arabic name(s)

Autrujj

English name(s)

Citron

Order

Sapindales

Family

Rutaceae

Genus

Citrus L.

Species

Citrus medica L.

Subspecies

Variety

Citrus medica L. var. cedrata Risso

Growth form

Perennial shrub or tree

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

The citron " Autrujj" could be native to India. It also widely cultivate in Mediterranean Basin and North Africa for the fragranee of its fruits.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Abu Musa narrated: The Prophet Muhammad PBUH said; “The example of the believer who reads the Qur’an is the example of the Autrujj: its taste is delicious and its scent is pleasant”. Sahaih Al Bukhari, book of foods.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Foods

Products

Fruits

Traditional Uses

Services

Landscape Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

References