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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.
Accessions: 39 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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 Sheng, Hainan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Jawa, Sumatera] Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (tropical regions)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  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. Note: abstract discussing fingerprinting by isozymes of four species, including Nephelium lappaceum with two varieties: vars. lappaceum and pallens
  4. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Nephelium+lappaceum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  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. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  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. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  15. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  16. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Salakpetch, S. 2000. Tropical fruit production in Thailand. Proceed. Hawaii trop. fruit Grow. 10:1-12. Note: includes rambutan production, nutrient composition
  21. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) A:196.
  22. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu. 1995. The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25188. Accessed 21 October 2019.