Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Citrus x jambhiri Lush.
Lushington, A.W. (1910) Indian Forester 36: 342. Type: Not indicated but probably a cultivated plant at Dehra Dun, India (?not preserved).
Lemon; Lemon, Bush; Bush Lemon
A small tree seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Petals glabrous, usually pink on the outer surface, about 14-20 x 5-8 mm, oil dots yellowish, large and conspicuous, readily visible to the naked eye on the outer surface of the petals. Stamens about 25-30, staminal filaments about 9-18 mm long. Disk at the base of the ovary, inside the whorl of staminal filaments.
An introduced species originally from sub-tropical Asia, widely cultivated in Australia and now naturalised in NEQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 800 m. Usually grows in disturbed areas, around old camp sites, on farmland and in rain forest regrowth.