Lime

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    Lime @ Jogasaki coast

Basic information

Flower Name
Lime
Formal Name
Citrus aurantifolia
Alias
Lime, Key lime
Habitat
India
Morph
Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Lime

Lime,scientific name : Citrus aurantifolia , is a non-cold-resistant evergreen shrubs of the genus Citrus, Department of Rutaceae native to India. Blue is similar to lemon Peel and pulp.
The scent is strong, are used for juice, alcoholic beverages such as Gin and tonic, the acidity of the food.

Common name: lime ,:scientific name: Citrus aurantifolia, origin: India, life-forms: shrubs, height: 2 m, stem: spine of, leaf: oval-shaped, leaf quality: glossy, phyllotaxis: alternate, 
Flowers: solitary or total births, flowering time: Japan's May - October, and origin of the anniversary, color: white, pericarp color: green, fruit diameter: 4-8 cm, similar to the acidity of the lemon-shaped, use cooking: fruit shape, Gin and tonic alcoholic beverages, juice, notes: lemon

Detailed information

Order
Sapindales
Family
Rutaceae
Genus
Citrus
Species
C.aurantifolia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Orchard
Color
White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 3

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