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Date of issue: 13 August 2019
Designer: Jo Mure, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: EGO

This is one of three Australian native plants in a series of 3 'Bush Citrus' stamps.

Plant: Citrus australasica


Common-name: Finger Lime

Spiny, open shrub to 5m high, often reaching tree proportions in rainforest.
Adult leaves are elliptical, dark green, to 5cm long, juvenile leaves much smaller.
Fragrant white flowers are about 2cm diameter; globular, dark green, edible fruits
are up to 6cm diameter with a rough skin.

Distribution: Qld.


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