There are certain characteristics of Lime that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Lime is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Key lime, Persian lime, Kaffir lime, Desert lime, Palestine Sweet Lime, Mexican Sweet Lime, Mary Ellen Sweet Lime. Lime varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Round and its textureis Succulent. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Lime, its taste is acidic and sour.
Lime color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Limes are available in shades of green.