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litchi:

see lycheelychee
, Chinese tree (Litchi chinensis) of the family Sapindaceae (soapberry family), having a small, aromatic, pulpy fruit with a large seed within a thin, rough shell.
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litchi

[′lī‚chē]
(botany)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

litchi

, lichee, lichi, lychee
1. a Chinese sapindaceous tree, Litchi chinensis, cultivated for its round edible fruits
2. the fruit of this tree, which has a whitish juicy edible aril
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"Children of litchi pickers go to the field and eat the unripe fruit.
It is a common feature of some litchi cultivars to produce fruits with aborted seeds, the so called 'chicken-tongue seeds', in which the aril of the fruit usually occupies the space left by the seed and because of this they are very appreciated because of the higher percentage of edible pulp.
Of the 9 children with high levels of HGA/MCPG, 8 were hospitalized in July 2011 and came from the same eastern district (Luc Ngan), a district known to have the highest levels of litchi production in Bac Giang Province (50% of province production) and in which the harvest occurs each year during June-July (Figure 4).
The final match will follow the prize distribution, the same evening itself, with honourable chief quest S K Firoz Ahamed, assistant branch manager of Pran Litchi, and Abdul Ghani al Balushi, senior board member of Al Hail Cricket Team.
South African litchis made hay in Europe this season
Practices for litchi mite control should be adopted throughout most of the year (Azevedo et al.
(1992a) mencionan que en el cultivo de litchi, los macronutrientes se encuentran en sus niveles mas bajos cuando el arbol esta en la etapa de amarre de frutos; mientras que en mango, el fosforo se encuentra en su nivel mas bajo en la madurez del fruto, el nitrogeno en el desarrollo del fruto y el potasio en la etapa de brotacion vegetativa (BenitezPardo et al., 2003).
It would also be meaningful to understand whether antioxidant levels of litchi, longan, and rambutan are altered immediately after UV treatment or, gradually, controlled by gene expression.
Litchi stem-end borers were collected as larvae from infested fruits or as pupae from fallen leaves in litchi orchards from Zengcheng in Guangdong Province and from Haikou city in Hainan Province.
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