Definition of Dimocarpus longan
1. Noun. Tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium.
Terms within: Dragon's Eye, Longanberry
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
Group relationships: Dimocarpus, Genus Dimocarpus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimocarpus Longan
Literary usage of Dimocarpus longan
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1. The Bulungan Ethnobiology Handbook: A Field Manual for Biological and Social ...by Rajindra K. Puri by Rajindra K. Puri (2001)
"Genus Species 138 Citrus reticulata Blanco 139 dimocarpus longan Lour, subsp. mates/anus var. ... 140 dimocarpus longan Lour, ..."
2. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"Botanical synonyms of Euphoria Longana are Nephelium Longana, Cambess., and dimocarpus longan, Lour. In southern California and in southern Florida, ..."