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Taxon: Nephelium lappaceum L.

 
Genus: Nephelium
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 25188
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:125. 1767 "lappacea"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44260919
Comment: a dioecious species
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jun-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 39 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (the aril is eaten raw); fruit (it is also used canned in syrup); fruit (it is also used canned in syrup)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Celebes, Java, Sumatra] Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (tropical regions)

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. Andrade, R. A. et al. 2017. Rambutan seed germination: temperature and storage Comunicata Scient. 8:383-388.
  3. Aradhva, K. M. et al. 1995. Genetic diversity in Nephelium (HortScience) 30:795.
  4. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  10. Hernández-Arenas, M. G. et al. 2010. Characterization of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruits from outstanding Mexican selections Revista Brasil. Frutic. 32:1098-1104.
  11. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  12. Leenhouts, P. W. 1971. A revision of Dimocarpus (Sapindaceae) (Blumea) 19:129.
  13. Leenhouts, P. W. 1986. A taxonomic revision of Nephelium (Sapindaceae) (Blumea) 31:398.
  14. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
  15. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  16. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  20. Salakpetch, S. 2000. Tropical fruit production in Thailand Proceed. Hawaii trop. fruit Grow. 10:1-12.
  21. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:196.
  22. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia. 1995 (PrEcFr)

Check other web resources for Nephelium lappaceum L. :

  • 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.

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=25188. Accessed 15 November 2018.