Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

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Asm.: Mitha-kaghzi; Hindi: Sakhar nimbu; Kan.: Shi-nimbu. The sweet lime.

The sweet lime is believed to be a native of India but its taxonomic identity is yet to be ascertained. Although if. appears to be morphologically distinct from the sour lime (C. aurantifolia), its supposed hybrid origin cannot be ruled out. The fruit juice is sweet and delicious.

Sweet lime is cultivated in different parts of India for its delicious fruits.

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