Caucasian Lime - Tilia cordata x dasystyla = T. x euchlora
Caucasian Lime looks very similar to Common Lime (Tilia x europaea), but the leaves, which can be quite large, have a very shiny upper leaf surfaces and sharp pointed teeth. The tufts of hair in the axils of the veins are usually darker than those of Common Lime.
Sometimes planted on roadsides or in parks and gardens.
Flowering around June or July.
Widely planted but little recorded in Britain.
Sometimes planted in Leicestershire and Rutland, particularly around Leicester but little recorded in the past. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
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