- Family Rubiaceae
- Family Salicaceae
merlimau, limau hantu
India, Burma, Siam, Malaya. Common on rocky and sandy coasts from
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
Up to 4m. small fruits used for juice. These planted in memory of
Leaf blade 1 -2″ long, almost as wide, slightly toothed: leaf
This unidentified hybrid is more hardy than the common limau purut,
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.
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.
India, Burma. Common in Perlis villages, needs monsoonal climate to
limau kingkip, bird lime
Philippines, China? Indifferent fruit, but used to be boiled by Malays