Citrus australis

Australian Round Lime
Round Lime, Australian lime
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. australis
Binomial name
Citrus australis

Round lime (Citrus australis), also known as Australian lime or Australian round lime, is a large shrub or small tree producing an edible fruit. It grows in forest margins in the Beenleigh area and northwards, in Queensland, Australia.[1][2]

Citrus australis is a tree up to 20 m tall. Fruits are spherical or slightly pear-shaped, 25–50 mm across, with a thick green or yellow skin and pale green pulp.[3]

Australian limes
former Eremocitrus

Citrus glauca

former Microcitrus

Citrus warburgiana

Citrus inodora

Citrus maideniana

Citrus garrawayi

Citrus australasica

Citrus australis



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  1. Planchon, Jules Émile. 1858. Hortus Donatensis 18, Citrus australis
  2. "Citrus australis (RUTACEAE) Native lime, Round lime". Save our Waterways Now. Retrieved 2007-08-06.
  3. Citrus pages, Native Australian Citrus, Citrus australis
  4. Jorma Koskinen and Sylvain Jousse. "Citrus Pages / Native Australian varieties".

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