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Rambutan

Nephelium lappaceum

Also known as

Litchi, Litchee, Lychee

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Rambutan Overview

Also classified as Litchi chinensis, this plant has long been improved in cultivation. The fruit is a drupe about 3cm in diameter with a thin shell purple when ripe, with a single large seed and a white fleshy edible aril.