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Citrus ID

 

Lime Prickly Ash

 

Synonyms

 

Wild lime (sec. Wunderlin and Hansen 2003)

Cultivar or taxon

 

Zanthoxylum fagara (L.) Sarg. (sec. Wunderlin and Hansen 2003)

Description

 

Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First-year twig surface glabrous; second- or third-year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles recurved. Petiole glabrous. Length medium; wings narrow, adjoining the blade. Leaflets five to seven, margin crenate/crenulate, rachis wings narrow or medium, shade leaflet blades flat or weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades flat or weakly conduplicate. Scent of crushed leaflets somewhat to strongly malodorous. Fruit broader than long, as broad as long or longer than broad; rind black (by misinterpretation) or red or pink; rind texture slightly rough (4-5); firmness papery; navel absent; flesh yellow.

References

 

Wunderlin, R.P. and B.F. Hansen. 2003. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. 787 pp.

Resources

 

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Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011
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