Lime

Tilia spp.

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Tilia platyphyllos11 by JoJan (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
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Tilia platyphyllos11 by JoJan (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
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Genus containing around 46 hardy, deciduous trees that originate from wooded areas in Europe, Asia and North America. Popular for their flowers, which are cup-shaped, white or yellow and scented with frilly anthers, leading on to dry, nut-like fruits. This genus is also grown for its overall elegant form and attractive toothed and lobed foliage.

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Malvaceae