- Scientifc name: Citrus aurantifolia (Acid Lime)
- Place of origin: South East Asia, hybrids grown in India.
- Description: Short thorny tree with small white flowers.
- Grow best: In full sunlight, well-drained soil, with adequate watering. Fertilizing required.
- Use: Lime is an essential condiment in cooking in India, made into pickles and a much appreciated ingredient for making nimbu pani in the hot summer months.