Lemon versus Lime comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartLemonLime
Calcium 26mg per 100g 33mg per 100g
Vitamin C 53 mg per 100g 29 mg per 100g
Iron 0.6mg per 100g 0.6mg per 100g
Kingdom Plantae Plantae
Magnesium 8mg per 100g 6mg per 100g
Vitamin A 22 IU per 100g 50 IU per 100g
Family Rutaceae Rutaceae
Taste Sour bitter/sweet/sour
Other minerals Traces of selenium, zinc, manganese and copper Traces of selenium, zinc, manganese and copper
Potassium 138mg per 100g 102mg per 100g
Phosphorous 16mg per 100g 18mg per 100g
Folate (important during pregnancy) 11mcg per 100g 8mcg per 100g
Order Sapindales Sapindales
Genus Citrus Citrus
Species Citrus x limon, among others Citrus x latifolia, among others