Litchi chinensis

Litchi chineniss

  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Flower name
    Litchi chinensis
  • Scientific name
    Litchi chineniss
  • Aliasライチ, Litchi
  • Place of originsouthern China
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Litchi chinensis

Litchi chinensis or Litchi (scientific name: Litchi chinensis) is a tropical, evergreen, tall, evergreen fruit tree and fruit tree of the genus Litchi of the order Sapindaceae, native to southern China. It is also called lychee (Litchi, Lychee). It is a popular fruit in Southeast Asia and is grown in the fields. The tree grows to a height of 8-20. It has green, even pinnate compound leaves. In spring, the conical inflorescence produces small white to pale yellow flowers. The flowers are followed by green fruits that ripen to dark red. The rind is uneven. The flesh (pseudo-seed coat) is white and translucent and can be eaten raw or processed for food.

Members of the family Sapindaceae

Litchi (Litchi chinensis), Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), and Longan (Dimocarpus longan) are similar to each other.

Common name: Litchi, scientific name: Litchi chinensis, also known as lychee, habitat: southern China, distribution: cultivated in fields, life form: evergreen tree, 8-20 m high, leaf shape: even pinnate Leaf shape: even pinnate, leaflets: lanceolate, leaf lobe length: 6-15 cm, leaf lobe width: 2-4 cm, leaf margin: entire, inflorescence: alternate, inflorescence: conical, flower color: white to pale yellow, flowering season: spring, fruiting season: summer, fruit type: kernel, fruit shape: globular, fruit diameter: 4 cm, pericarp color: green to dark red (when ripe), flesh (pseudocarp): white and translucent, edible Taste: light sweet and moist, Seed: one hard brown seed in the pulp.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    L. chinensis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Even pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typetropical, evergreen, tall, evergreen fruit tree and fruit tree
  • Flower colorsGreen White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorWhite
  • Height500.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.6 cm

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