EPPO Global Database

Litchi chinensis(LIHCH)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-11-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: LIHCH
  • Preferred name: Litchi chinensis
  • Authority: Sonnerat

Notes

Southern China, southeast Asia. Cultivated for its edible fruits. Introduced in Indian peninsula, southern Africa, Madeira


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nephelium litchi Cambessèdes

Common names
Name Language
litchee English
litchi English
Litchipflaumenbaum German
litchi French
litchi Spanish
mamoncillo chino Spanish
litchi Italian
litchi Dutch
lì zhī shǔ Chinese
荔枝属 Chinese
lychee Hindi
लीची Hindi