Ada jamir trees
Synonym: Citrus pennivesiculata var.assamensis.
Other name: Soh-sying, Ginger lime.
is a minor citrus fruit occurring North East India.
It is found in Khasi Hills region of Meghalaya and North Cachar
Ada jamir fruits
The crushed leaves and the rind has a typical aromatic flavour, a mix of ginger and eucalyptus. So soh myndong fruits are highly valued by local people because of that.
Leaves elliptical, 8 × 4 cm, crenellated edges. The leaves have a faint ginger odour when crushed
Ada jamir foliage and fruits
Fruit ovoid, yellow-green when ripe, skin smooth, a vestigial nipple present at the fruit apex; 8 × 7 cm, segments 11-13, flesh yellow, firm; rind thick (1 cm), tightly adherent with a white albedo
Ada jamir fruits are very sour.
These are, are used as a souring and flavouring agent and are
quite popular with locals for that purpose.
Ada jamir trees are planted by locals in home gardens. There is also a cultivated variety called Moi.
New plants are raised from seed.