The lemon is a citrus of the rutaceae family. Generally elongated and in certain round varieties, it presents a more or less accused peak. It has a tough, highly aromatic, skin of bright yellow when the fruit is ripe. Pulp, beige, bright, very juicy, and striking color, tastes sour and bitter, delicious, and follows an incomparable aroma. It contains within it some small seeds. The lemon is universally known for its many culinary uses and is available year-round. Most commercial varieties are: Verna, Primafiori, and Eureka.