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litchi, lichee, litchi tree, Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchinoun
Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
litchi, litchi nut, litchee, lichi, leechee, lichee, lycheenoun
Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
Lychee (US: LEE-chee; UK: LIE-chee; Litchi chinensis; Chinese: 荔枝; pinyin: lìzhī; Jyutping: lai6 zi1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: nāi-chi) is a monotypic taxon and the sole member in the genus Litchi in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. It is a tropical tree native to China (Guangdong, Fujian, Yunnan, and Hainan), India (Assam and the Andaman Islands), Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia (including Borneo), Indonesia (Java, Borneo, and Western New Guinea), the Philippines, and Papua New Guinea. The tree has been introduced into Pakistan, Cambodia, Bangladesh, the Eastern Himalayas, Mauritius, and Réunion. Cultivation in China is documented from the 11th century. China is the main producer of lychees, followed by Vietnam, India, other countries in Southeast Asia, other countries in the Indian subcontinent, Madagascar, and South Africa. A tall evergreen tree, the lychee bears small fleshy fruits. The outside of the fruit is pink-red, roughly textured, and inedible, covering sweet flesh eaten in many different dessert dishes. Lychee seeds contain methylene cyclopropyl glycine which can cause hypoglycemia associated with outbreaks of encephalopathy in undernourished Indian and Vietnamese children who had consumed lychee fruit.
the fruit of a tree native to China (Nephelium Litchi). It is nutlike, having a rough but tender shell, containing an aromatic pulp, and a single large seed. In the dried fruit which is exported the pulp somewhat resembles a raisin in color and form
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A plant genus of the family SAPINDACEAE that bears sweet fruits. Unusual fatty acids such as cyclopropanoic fatty acids have been identified in the seeds.
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The numerical value of litchi in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of litchi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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