EPPO Global Database

Dimocarpus longan(DMCLO)

Last modification: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: DMCLO
  • Preferred name: Dimocarpus longan
  • Authority: Loureiro


Myanmar to southern China. Widely cultivated throughout southern Asia for its timber and fruits, and also to a limited extent (for fruits) in other continents (Australia, USA)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Euphoria longan (Loureiro) Steudel
Euphoria longana Lamarck
Euphoria malaiensis (Griffith) Radlkofer
Nephelium longana (Lamarck) Cambessèdes
Nephelium malaiense Griffith

Common names
Name Language
dragon's eye English
longan English
Longanbaum German
longane French
longani French
longanier French
oeil de dragon French
longan Spanish
pitomba-longana Portuguese
лонган Russian
lóng yǎn Chinese
龙眼 Chinese