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Dimocarpus longan
(longan tree)

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Dimocarpus longan (longan tree)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Dimocarpus longan
  • Preferred Common Name
  • longan tree
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Beverage base
  • Fruits
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Dimocarpus longan Lour.

Preferred Common Name

  • longan tree

Other Scientific Names

  • Euphoria longan (LOUR.) STEUD.
  • Euphoria longana
  • Nephelium longana
  • Nephelium longanum (=longana) (LAM.) CAMB.

International Common Names

  • Spanish: longan
  • French: longanier
  • Portuguese: pitomba-longana

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Longanbaum

EPPO code

  • DMCLO (Dimocarpus longan)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Sapindales
  •                         Family: Sapindaceae
  •                             Genus: Dimocarpus
  •                                 Species: Dimocarpus longan

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Amblypelta nitida (fruitspotting bug); Conopomorpha sinensis (litchi fruit borer); Cossus (carpenter moths); Eudocima fullonia (fruit-piercing moth); Indarbela dea (bark borer); Lohita grandis; Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Tessaratoma javanica (litchi stink bug); Tessaratoma papillosa (litchi stink bug)

Minor host of:

Albonectria rigidiuscula (green point gall); Amblypelta lutescens (banana spotting bug); Aulacaspis tubercularis (mango scale); Bactrocera correcta (guava fruit fly); Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly); Bactrocera tau; Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Ceroplastes ceriferus (Indian wax scale); Ceroplastes rusci (fig wax scale); Cuscuta japonica (Japanese dodder); Diaprepes abbreviatus (citrus weevil); Erthesina fullo (yellow-spotted stink bug); Hemicriconemoides mangiferae; Orgyia postica (cocoa tussock moth); Perixera illepidaria (mango shoot looper); Peronophythora litchii (downy blossom blight of litchi); Tripospermum porosporiferum; Tripospermum variabile

Host of (source - data mining):

Achatina fulica (giant African land snail); Adoretus sinicus (Chinese rose beetle); Aleuroclava psidii; Aleurodicus dispersus (whitefly); Anomala cupripes (large green chafer beetle); Cataenococcus hispidus (citrus mealybug*); Cephaleuros virescens (algal spot of coffee); Ceratitis rosa (Natal fruit fly); Ceroplastes rubens (red wax scale); Conopomorpha cramerella (cocoa pod borer); Deudorix epijarbas; Eumeta variegata; Icerya seychellarum (Seychelles scale); Idioscopus clypealis (mango leafhopper); Kerria lacca (lac insect); Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa); Leptocorisa acuta (rice seed bug); Lymantria xylina; Maladera castanea (beetle, Asiatic garden); Milviscutulus mangiferae; Oligonychus biharensis; Orthops palus (green bug); Paratrichodorus minor (stubby root nematode); Phellinus noxius (brown tea root disease); Phytoplasma aurantifolia (lime witches' broom phytoplasma); Planococcus lilacinus (cacao mealybug); Retithrips syriacus (black vine thrips); Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus (grapevine thrips); Spodoptera litura (taro caterpillar); Stauropus alternus (lobster caterpillar); Zeuzera coffeae (coffee carpenter)

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Beverage base
  • Fruits

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore