EPPO Global Database

Citrus limetta(CIDLM)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CIDLM
  • Preferred name: Citrus limetta
  • Authority: Risso

Notes

Origin probably in Iran. Cultivated in the Mediterranean region for its fruits, which are, effectively, "sweet limes"


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Citrus medica var. limetta Engler

Common names
Name Language
sweet lemon English
sweet lime English
Limettenbaum German
Süßcitronenbaum German
citron doux de Menton French
limette douce de Tunisie French
limettier French
limonette de Marrakech French
limonier doux French
limero Spanish
limonero dulce Spanish
limetta Italian
limone dolce Italian
zoete limoenboom Dutch
lima Portuguese
lima-de-cheiro Portuguese
limão-doce Portuguese
limeira-de-bico Portuguese
limeira-doce Portuguese
limoeiro-doce Portuguese
лайм сладкий Russian
лиметта Russian
limondoa Basque
llima dolça Catalan
llimonera de Sant Jaume Catalan
llimonera dolça Catalan
llimoner dolç Catalan
mausami Hindi
मौसमी Hindi