Spanish lime

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Related to Spanish lime: mamoncillo, Spanish lime tree, genips, guineps
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Synonyms for Spanish lime

tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp

round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp

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Caption: Figure 2: Descriptive sensory analysis (DSA) of flavor attributes in endangered Spanish lime and lemon samples (j: juice, p: peel).
Caption: Figure 3: PCA map showing the relationships among volatile compounds, chemical families, and sensory attributes of endangered Spanish lime and lemon samples.
"By the time we left, there wasn't a lime left on the tree - it was fantastic!" Fresh mangoes and pineapple, tamarind pulped into snacks, genips (Spanish limes) and guava made a huge impact on the young Ainsley.
"We have more than 30 trees; several varieties of mangoes, Spanish limes, bananas, coconuts." Baker and her husband had struggled to operate the home, which she founded 10 years ago.
Ceviche is Peru's national dish and epitomises the many culinary influences that have shaped the nation's food - from Japanese-style raw fish to Spanish limes and onions and native hot Inca peppers.