Limonia trifoliata L.


Family: Rutaceae

Genus: Limonia

Description: 

Limonia with leaves composed of three leaflets; spines grow by pairs at the footstalks of the leaves close to the stem.

History: 

Native to China.

Published in Mant. Pl. Altera 237 in 1771.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 143 in 1801.

Synonym of Triphasia trifolia (Burm.f.) P.Wilson.


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