The tahiti lime is the fifth most exported fruit in Brazil and is one of the most distinctive of citrus fruits. The adult plant features a rounded crown, with a volume of 28 m³ and a moderate size (3.0 m in height). Flowering and production take place all year but they are much more expressive in September, and harvest occurs during the first few months of the year. Its rind is smooth, features a deepgreen even color and a citric pulp. At eight years of age, in a spacing of 5.5m x 4.0m, productivity is about 52 tons of fruit per hectare, with a production efficiency of 3.2 kg of fruit/m³ of crown.