Citrus garrawayi

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Mount White lime
Comprehensive catalogue of Queensland plants, both indigenous and naturalised. To which are added, where known, the aboriginal and other vernacular names; with numerous illustrations, and copious (14779628021).jpg
62. Citrus australis 63. Citrus australasiaca 64. Citrus inodora 65. Citrus garrawayi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
C. garrawayi
Binomial name
Citrus garrawayi
  • Microcitrus garrawayae (F.M.Bailey) Swingle
  • Citrus garrawayae (F.M.Bailey)

Citrus garrawayi, the Mount White lime, is a tree native to the Cape York region of northern Queensland in Australia. It is an understory tree in tropical rainforests.[2]

Citrus garrawayi is a shrub or small tree up to 15 m, with broad lanceolate leaves. Fruits are elongated, yellowish-green with green pulp. The fruits are edible but the species is rare and grows in an isolated location, so there has to date been no commercial use of the species.[3]

The species is often included in the genus Microcitrus rather than in the genus Citrus.

Australian limes
former Eremocitrus

Citrus glauca

former Microcitrus

Citrus warburgiana

Citrus inodora

Citrus maideniana

Citrus garrawayi

Citrus australasica

Citrus australis



  1. ^ "Citrus garrawayi F.M.Bailey — The Plant List".
  2. ^ Frederick Manson Bailey. 1900. Queensland Agricultural Journal 15:491, Citrus garrawayi
  3. ^ Citrus pages, Native Australian Citrus, Citrus garrawayae
  4. ^ Jorma Koskinen and Sylvain Jousse. "Citrus Pages / Native Australian varieties".

External links[edit]

"Citrus garrawayi F.M.Bailey". Atlas of Living Australia.