Limonaia is the name given to an architectural feature or room originally designed to shelter lemon trees.

Limonaia at Tower Hill Botanic gardenLimonaia at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

As the orangerie, orangery, or orange house is to the French, the limonaia, lemonary, and lemon house is to the Italians.

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