Common Name: Malta lemon
Botanical Name: Citrus limetta
Citrus limetta is a very popular cousin of the lemon - Citrus limon and is commonly known as Mausami, Mosambi or Sweet Lime locally. It belongs to the sweet lemon category and is shaped like a lemon. It is native to the areas of Iran and has a rich history in Persia. This is a very popular choice amongst the stalls in Indian Summers and also is used as a very fine mixture in cocktails. Go ahead and buy this low maintenance plant that can be very fruitful and refreshing.