Finger lime



Scientific name: Citrus australasica

Family: Rutaceae

Origin: E Australia

Medicinal use: The juice of the fruit is acidic and similar to that of the lime. Jams and pickles are also made from this fruit. The skin can be dried and used as a spice. There are a wide variety of finger lime colors, including green, yellow, orange, purple, black, and brown. The finger lime has recently become popular as a gourmet bush food. Globular juice vesicles (also known as pearls) have been likened to a “lime caviar”