Dimocarpus


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Noun1.Dimocarpus - longan
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Sapindaceae, Sapindaceae, soapberry family - chiefly tropical New and Old World deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs bearing leathery drupes with yellow translucent flesh; most plants produce toxic saponins
Dimocarpus longan, Euphorbia litchi, longan, longanberry, lungen, Nephelium longana - tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium
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Some representatives from this group of compounds, such as cordiachromen and sargaol isolated from Cordia alliodora (Borraginaceae) and Dimocarpus fumatus (Sapindaceae), respectively, have demonstrated potent in vitro antiproliferative activity (Benslimane et al.
It has bumpy, light-mustard-yellow skin instead of the smooth, dark-mustard-brown peel of its relative, Dimocarpus longan--the domesticated fruit.