Are a lime and a lemon the same fruit?

Answer The lime (Citrus aurantifolia) and lemon (Citrus limon) are not the same fruit, though they are both citrus fruits. It's believed that lemons originated in North India or Burma, while limes origina... Read More »

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Which fruit has the most electrical energy: lime, orange, lemon or grapefruit?

According to one study done by Purdue University in 1978, peeled grapefruits have a higher thermal conductivity than oranges, lemons and limes. However, it is not enough to power a low-wattage ligh... Read More »

Is a lime a green lemon?

Lemon and limes both belong to the citrus family, but they are not the same fruit. Lemons have a yellow outer rind and limes have a green outer rind--sometimes with a yellowish cast. Limes typicall... Read More »

Are lemon verbena& lemon balm the same?

Lemon verbena and lemon balm are not related. Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is a perennial flowering shrub with white flowers. The leaves and flowers add lemony flavor and perfume to food and b... Read More »

Is lemon peel the same as lemon zest?

Lemon zest and lemon peel are not the same, but they are related. According to "The Joy of Cooking," lemon zest is made by grating the colorful outer coating of the lemon peel.Source:"Joy of Cookin... Read More »