Definition of Genus Litchi
1. Noun. Chinese trees.
Group relationships: Family Sapindaceae, Sapindaceae, Soapberry Family
Member holonyms: Lichee, Litchi, Litchi Chinensis, Litchi Tree, Nephelium Litchi
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Litchi
Literary usage of Genus Litchi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... stamens 6-10: ovary 2-3-lobed. is allied to the soap-berry. 1475. Litchi Nut—Nephelium (XX). Botanically the genus Litchi, Cambes. ..."
2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"... good lots of boards or squares for construction about P150 per M. Genus LITCHI. One species in the Philippines. The well-known Chinese fruit lichee ..."