Catalan common name : Tell argentat.
Spanish common name : Tilio plateado.
General distribution : Europa
Flowering time : May. June.
Life-forms : Macrophanerophyte.
Habitat : Gardens.
Observations : There are many attributes for the leaves of the lime tree; some are well know, as are the sedative properties of its flowers and bracts.
Origen : Balcans, Hongria i Sud-oest de Rússia i Anatòlia
Location on-campus UIB : Plantat en alineació a la part posterior del pinar de Cas Jai i puntual a la part de darrera de l'edifici Ramón Llull.
Description : A deciduous tree that can each up to 30 m in height, pyramidal in shape and smooth whitish bark. Branches are straight and the small one pubescent. Leaves are round, slightly acuminate with a heart shaped base. Measure from 5 to 12.5 cm in length and a few cm in width. The margin often has small lobes, at times with a double set of sharp teeth. The lamina is a dark green in colour, slightly pubescent on the obverse with silvery tufts on the reverse. Flowers are white, aromatic and arranged in chains of 5-10 flowers. Long and pubescent floral bracts. Fruits are ovoid and pubescent.