Family Rutaceae

Atalantia monophylla

merlimau, limau hantu

India, Burma, Siam, Malaya. Common on rocky and sandy coasts from
Penang northward and all east coast. Thorns and notched leaf tip distinguish
it from Suregada sp. In habit looks much like Citrus, leaves
standing obliquely erect.

Burkillanthus malaccensis

I H Burkill, 1870- 1965, director Singapore Botanic Gardens. Small tree to 12m, one sp in Malaya & Sumatra. Large fruits, thin peel rough with oil glands. Fr Rimba Ilmu 2011.

Citrus aurantiifolia var. microcarpa

limau kasturi

Up to 4m. small fruits used for juice. These planted in memory of
Hj. Kasturi Hj. Idris.

Citrus aurantiifolia.
Citrus hystrix

limau purut

Leaf blade 1 -2″ long, almost as wide, slightly toothed: leaf
stalk widely winged, as to appear like the other half of a blade divided
in two. Fruit has wrinkled skin, used for ritual bathing. Rind used
in ubat jamu to drive away evil spirits, worms in children and headache.
Leaf an essential ingredient in cooking.

Citrus sp.

limau purut

This unidentified hybrid is more hardy than the common limau purut,
but retains the strong pungency of leaves and fruit, and produces
excellent juice.

Citrushystrixhybrid
Clausena excavata
semeruIndia, S. China, Malesia, common especially to north and at edge of
forest. Small tree, laxly branched and spreading, branches ending
in tassels of long slender leaves. Crushed twigs have a nauseous smell
of resin & lime, loose bunches of pink or whitish berries.
Glycosmis pentaphylla
kemotak, kenapehCommon village shrub from Perak & Kuantan to north. Sprawling
evergreen, crushed leaves smell lemony. Small white flowers, axillary
panicles. Fruit edible & sweet but resinous.
Limonia acidissima

belinggai, gelinggai

India, Burma. Common in Perlis villages, needs monsoonal climate to
fruit, slow growth and fruiting, brown pulp edible but resinous.

Triphasia trifolia

limau kingkip, bird lime

Philippines, China? Indifferent fruit, but used to be boiled by Malays
in sugar syrup. Useful small timber, good for hedging.