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Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Citrus limettioides, Palestinian sweet lime or Indian sweet lime or common sweet lime, alternatively considered a cultivar of Citrus × limon, C. × limon 'Indian Lime', is a low acid lime that has been used in Palestine for food, juice and rootstock. It is not the same as the Limetta which is occasionally also called sweet lime.
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Attributes

Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Low
Shade Percentage [1]  86 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Low
Wind Reduction [1]  High
Height [1]  17 feet (5.3 m)
Width [1]  15.744 feet (4.8 m)
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 9 Low Temperature: 20 F° (-6.7 C°) → 30 F° (-1.1 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  
Mburucuyá National Park II   Corrientes, Argentina  
Pico Mogote Ecological Reserve II 3698 Cuba  

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Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004.
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
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