Citrus gracilis

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Citrus gracilis
Scientific classification
C. gracilis
Binomial name
Citrus gracilis

Citrus gracilis, the Humpty Doo Lime or Kakadu Lime, is a straggly shrub endemic to eucalypt savannah woodlands of Northern Territory, Australia.[1]

Citrus gracilis is similar to the New Guinea species Citrus wintersii but with much larger fruits. The leaves are small and slender, and the bark is corky. The fruit is globose, lumpy and up to 10 cm in diameter.[2][3]


  1. ^ Citrus pages, Native Australian Citrus, Citrus gracilis
  2. ^ Mabberley, David John (1998). "Australian Citreae with notes on other Aurantioideae (Rutaceae)" (PDF). Telopea. 7 (4): 340. Citrus gracilis
  3. ^ Plant profile, Citrus gracilis Archived 2008-05-12 at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

Finding Citrus gracilis - part 1 Finding Citrus gracilis - part 2