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Noun1.Nephelium - a genus of dicotyledonous trees of the family Sapindaceae that are native to Asia and Australia
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
Nephelium lappaceum, rambotan, rambutan, rambutan tree - Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
Nephelium mutabile, pulasan, pulasan tree, pulassan - East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan
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The rambutan - taxonomic name: Nephelium lappaceum is a precious fruit, which I loved so much, though sold on the pavement there, in my home country, it is regarded as a fruit only meant for V.
Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activities of Nephelium lappaceum L.
Crook MJ, Ennos AR, Banks JR (1997) The function of buttress roots: a comparative study of the anchorage systems of buttressed (Aglaia and Nephelium ramboutan species) and non-buttressed (Mallotus wrayi) tropical trees.
2 Nectandra 27 18 36 salicifolia ** Nephelium mutabile 8 Unidentified 2 1 Ocotea sinnuata 3 9 15 Pachira aquatica 1 Pentaclethra 5 4 macroloba Piper aurantium 1 Protium panamense 1 1 Pterocarpus 13 1 24 officinalis Rollinia pittieri 3 1 8 Samanea saman ** 12 20 27 Sloaenea sp.
Rambutan (ram-bu-TAHN), Nephelium lappaceum, is among the more fascinating examples of exotic tropical fruit studied at ARS's Tropical Agriculture Research Station (TARS), a versatile and unique research laboratory based in Mayaguez.