Botanical Name: Citrus latifolia Tanaka
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Product Description: The Persian lime is most likely from a cross between key lime and lemon. The tree is nearly thornless and the fruit is about 6 centimetres in diameter, often with slightly nippled ends, and is usually sold while green. Citrus latifolia Tanaka is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, sour fruit very similar to Lemon. Historically, limes were used to prevent sailors from developing scurvy.
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