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Lime (Persian) Citrus latifolia Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Lime (Persian) 
Scientific Name(s): Citrus latifolia 
Common Name(s): Bearss lime, Persian lime, Tahiti lime, Tahitilimette, lima Tahiti, lima de Persia, limettier, limettier Tahiti, limettier de Perse, persische Limette 
Belongs to: Citrus  
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Latifolia with ruler.jpg magnify image Photo courtesy of NCSC Herbarium, Citrus ID, USDA-APHIS-PPQ,
Persian lime.jpg magnify image Photo courtesy of Forest and Kim Starr
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