Desert Lime

Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: glauca
Main Flower Colour: White


A desert tree growing to 5 meters that has thorns while small to deter grazing by kangaroos. After reaching sufficient height it stops growing the thorns.


The main flower colour is white. Rough bark , leaves about 2 >3 cm wide and 8 > 10 Cm long. The fruit is much like a common lime in size and shape but is yellow in colour.


Bush tucker.


Created: 09 Jul 2014 - Member - Scrubby (VIC)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

GSD - Great Sandy Desert


This tree was growing alongside the Gary Junction Road near the NT and WA border

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