Lime Tilia x europaea Tiliaceae Height to 46m<br />
Hybrid between Small-leaved and Large-leaved Limes; suckers freely. Bark Grey-brown, ridged. Branches Ascending and arching; twigs green. Leaves To 10cm long, ovate with heart-shaped base; hairs in vein axils below. Reproductive parts Flowers yellowish, 5-petalled, clustered, with greenish bract. Fruit hard and rounded. Status Widely planted.
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Lime Tilia x europaea Tiliaceae Height to 46m
Hybrid between Small-leaved and Large-leaved Limes; suckers freely. Bark Grey-brown, ridged. Branches Ascending and arching; twigs green. Leaves To 10cm long, ovate with heart-shaped base; hairs in vein axils below. Reproductive parts Flowers yellowish, 5-petalled, clustered, with greenish bract. Fruit hard and rounded. Status Widely planted.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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