Lemon, Criollo, Lime, Key
Scientific name: Citrus × aurantiifolia
Origin: Asia and India
Medicinal use: The Creole lemon is a lime. Citrus aurantifolia is actually a lime, it is more acidic than a conventional lemon. The fruits have 10 to 12 segments. The pulp is greenish-yellow in color, tender, juicy, very acidic, with a distinctive aroma. The fruits are small, approximately an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, and round, with a thin, smooth rind, greenish-yellow when ripe and highly aromatic.
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