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Mar 11, 2010 08:07 PM

Peruvian Lime

Is the Peruvian Lime really Citrus aurantifolia....and is this the same as the Key Lime ??

I read somewhere that there is a difference.
Are they indeed the same ?
(I'm trying to perfect my Ceviche recipe.)


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  1. Im not so sure that it is either.. as a matter of fact, i was doing some research on the subject when i came across your post. I am peruvian and have also tried using key limes for my ceviche, and i can tell u there is a difference. Peruvian limes may have started out as Citrus aurantifolia, and possibly evolved somehow?!? Will post here if i get to the bottom of this!