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Taxon: Litchi chinensis Sonn.

 
Genus: Litchi
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 22399
Place of publication: Voy. Indes orient. 2:230[quarto], 3:255[octavo], t. 129. 1782
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-May-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 302 (85 active, 81 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Hainan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia (probably native), Vietnam (n. (probably native))


    Cultivated



    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Philippines


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Degani, C. et al. 2003. Identifying lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cultivars and their genetic relationships using intersimple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 128:838-845.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  8. Leenhouts, P. W. 1971. A revision of Dimocarpus (Sapindaceae) (Blumea) 19:129.
  9. Leenhouts, P. W. 1978. Systematic notes on the Sapindaceae - Nephelieae (Blumea) 24:398.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. (Plantation Trees)
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  18. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (Edible Nuts)
  19. Sarin, N. B. et al. 2009. Litchi breeding for genetic improvement (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 7:217-245.
  20. Tindall, H. D. 1994. Sapindaceous fruits: botany and horticulture Hort. Rev. 16:144, 145, 147, 151, 153, 161.
  21. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:191.
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Litchi chinensis Sonn. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=22399. Accessed 17 November 2018.