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Citrus wintersii

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Citrus wintersii

Brown River finger lime
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Species: C. wintersii
Binomial name
Citrus wintersii

Microcitrus papuana Winters 1976, not Citrus papuana F.M.Bailey 1901.

Citrus wintersii, the Brown River finger lime, is a plant species native to the Brown River region in Papua-New Guinea.[1]

Citrus wintersii is a shrub, reportedly rarely more than 150 cm tall in the wild though specimens cultivated from seed in California have attained heights of over 300 cm. Leaves are narrowly lanceolate, up to 30 mm long. Fruit is yellow.[2][3]


  1. ^ Mabberley, David John. 1998. Telopea 7: 342, Citrus wintersii
  2. ^ Citrus wintersiiCitrus pages, Native Australian Citrus,
  3. ^ Winters, Harold F. 1976. Baileya 20(1): 19 as Microcitrus papuana
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