Citrus maideniana Domin
Microcitrus inodora (F.M.Bailey) Swingle
Microcitrus maideniana (Domin) Swingle
Pleurocitrus inodora (F.M.Bailey) Tanaka
Common Name: North Queensland Lime
Citrus inodora is a spiny, evergreen shrub or small tree usually growing around 2 - 4 metres tall with the bole 4 - 5cm in diameter[
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild and used locally.
Australia - Queensland.
Wet, lowland rainforest[
]. An understorey plant in undisturbed well developed lowland rain forest; at elevations up to 120 metres[
A plant of the lowland, wet tropics. It grows in areas where the mean annual rainfall is 4,250mm[
Succeeds in poor soils[
]. Established plants are drought tolerant[
Plants usually commence flowering and setting fruit when around 1 - 3 metres tall[
Fruit - raw[
]. It can be used in the same ways as limes[
]. The ellipsoid fruit is around 35 - 40mm long and 25mm in diameter[
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