Litchi chinensis

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 Vernacular names
  • 中文: 荔枝,无患子科荔枝属的唯一种,原产于中国南方的亚热带水果,目前分布到泰国和印度尼西亚一带。
APG III Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • Cladusangiosperms • Claduseudicots • Claduscore eudicots • Cladusrosids • Claduseurosids II • OrdoSapindales • FamiliaSapindaceae • GenusLitchi • Species: Litchi chinensis

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English: Lychee (Litchi chinensis) is the sole member of the genus Litchi in the soapberry family Sapindaceae. It is a tropical fruit tree native to southern China, where it is known as 荔枝 (pinyin: lìzhī), south to Indonesia and east to the Philippines, where it is known as Alupag.
日本語: レイシライチーライチ茘枝)は中国南部原産の熱帯・亜熱帯地方で栽培される果樹。上品な甘さと香りで、表面は赤くうろこ状、果皮をむくと食用になる白色半透明で多汁の果肉と、中に大きい種子がある。