Citrus gracilis

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Citrus gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. gracilis
Binomial name
Citrus gracilis
Mabb.

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 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Citrus pages, Native Australian Citrus, Citrus gracilis
  2. ^ Mabberley, David John. 1998. Telopea 7: 340. Citrus gracilis
  3. ^ Plant profile, Citrus gracilis