Names of Plants in India :: Dimocarpus longan Lour.

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Dinesh Valke

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Dimocarpus longan Lour.

Dimocarpus longan Lour.

dy-mo-KAR-pus -- Greek: dis (twice); karpos (fruit) ... Dave's Botanary
LONG-an -- Cantonese: lùhng-ngáahn 龍眼, literally 'dragon eye' ... Dave's BotanaryWikipedia

commonly known as: dragon's eyes, eyeball tree, longan • Abor: tagong-asing • Assamese: আচফল asphol, কাঠ লিচু kath lichu, মীৰ গছ mir goch, নগালিচি nagalichi, টোকৰা tokra • Bengali: আঁশফল ashphol, কাঠলিচু kathalichu • Garo: samphal bol • Kachari: asuri-baphang • Kannada: ಕನೆಕೆಂದಾಳ kanekendala • Khasi: dieng loba • Konkani: वुंब wumb • Kuki: marli-thing • Malayalam: ചെമ്പുന്ന chempunna, ചോളപ്പൂവം cholapoom, പൊരിപ്പൂവം poripoom, പൊരിപുന്ന poripunna • Manipuri: নোংগাঙ হৈ nonggang hei • Marathi: ओंब omb, उंब umb • Mikir: marli-arong, mirchesu • Mizo: thei-fei-mûng • Tamil: செம்பூவம் cem-puvam, காட்டுப்பூவம் kattu-p-puvam, பிரப்பன் pirappan, பூவம் puvam • Tibetan: འབྲུག་མིག 'brug-mig


botanical names: Dimocarpus longan Lour. ... synonyms: Euphoria longan (Lour.) Steud. • Scytalia longan (Lour.) Roxb. ... accepted infraspecifics: Dimocarpus longan var. echinatus Leenh. • Dimocarpus longan subsp. longanDimocarpus longan var. longetiolatus Leenh. • Dimocarpus longan subsp. malesianus Leenh. • Dimocarpus longan var. obtusus (Pierre) Leenh. ... POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
dragon's eyes
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • the name is literal meaning of the epithet longan, derived from the Cantonese: lùhng-ngáahn 龍眼 - so named because it resembles an eyeball when its fruit is shelled (the black seed shows through the translucent flesh like a pupil/iris) ... Wikipedia
eyeball tree
  • for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Flora of Assam Vol I (Part II) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • for synonym Euphoria longana Lam. ... Edible Wild Plants of the Himalayas by Shri R L Badhwar and Dr R R Fernandez
  • so named because it resembles an eyeball when its fruit is shelled (the black seed shows through the translucent flesh like a pupil/iris) ... Wikipedia
longan
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • the epithet longan is derived from the Cantonese name for the species; the Cantonese name lùhng-ngáahn 龍眼 - so named because it resembles an eyeball when its fruit is shelled (the black seed shows through the translucent flesh like a pupil/iris) ... Wikipedia
~~~~~ ABOR (hill tribes that live in the area surrounding the Assam valley) ~~~~~
tagong-asing
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
আচফল asphol
  • List of plants used in Indian cuisine - Wikipedia
নগালিচি nagalichi
  • for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Flora of Assam Vol I (Part II) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • for synonym Euphoria longana Lam. ... Edible Wild Plants of the Himalayas by Shri R L Badhwar and Dr R R Fernandez
  • or নগালিচু nagalichu ... many thanks to Monoj Nath for help with this name ... facebook
কাঠ লিচু kath lichu, মীৰ গছ mir goch, টোকৰা tokra
  • for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Flora of Assam Vol I (Part II) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • for synonym Euphoria longana Lam. ... Edible Wild Plants of the Himalayas by Shri R L Badhwar and Dr R R Fernandez
  • Many thanks to Monoj Nath for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
আঁশফল ashphol
কাঠলিচু kathalichu
~~~~~ GARO ~~~~~
samphal bol
~~~~~ KACHARI ~~~~~
asuri-baphang
  • or asri-baphang ... for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Flora of Assam Vol I (Part II) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • or asri-baphang ... for synonym Euphoria longana Lam. ... Edible Wild Plants of the Himalayas by Shri R L Badhwar and Dr R R Fernandez
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕನೆಕೆಂದಾಳ kanekendala
  • for synonym Euphoria longan (Lour.) Steud. ... Alar - an authoritative Kannada-English dictionary corpus created by V. Krishna ... or ಕೆನೆಕೆಂದಾಳ kenekendala
  • or ಕಾನಕೆಂದೆಲ kanakendela or ಕೆಂದಾಳೆ kendale ... for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Mandayam Digital Library - Latin and Kannada names of indigenous and medicinal plants of Mysore by S G Narsimhachar
~~~~~ KHASI ~~~~~
dieng loba
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
वुंब wumb
~~~~~ KUKI (an ethnic group native to the Mizo Hills) ~~~~~
marli-thing
  • for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Flora of Assam Vol I (Part II) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
ചെമ്പുന്ന chempunna, ചോളപ്പൂവം cholapoom, പൊരിപ്പൂവം poripoom, പൊരിപുന്ന poripunna
~~~~~ MANIPURI ~~~~~
নোংগাঙ হৈ nonggang hei
  • Flowers of India
  • for synonym Euphoria longan (Lour.) Steud. ... The Economic Plants of Manipur and their Uses, S. Sukumar Singh (Manipur, 2006)
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
ओंब omb, उंब umb
~~~~~ MIKIR (ethnic community, mostly concentrated in the hill district of Karbi Anglong of Assam) ~~~~~
marli-arong, mirchesu
~~~~~ MIZO ~~~~~
thei-fei-mûng
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
செம்பூவம் cem-puvam, காட்டுப்பூவம் kattu-p-puvam
பிரப்பன் pirappan
  • for synonym Nephelium longana (Lam.) Cambess. ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
பூவம் puvam
  • for the popular name - longan ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
~~~~~ TIBETAN ~~~~~
འབྲུག་མིག 'brug-mig
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Suneel Sharma

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Aug 13, 2022, 1:00:21 PMAug 13
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Longan fruit crop is close relative of Litchi and native yo China. This fruit crop has been introduced in India. It is underutilized fruit crop of subtropical and tropics.There is need to be promoted .



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J.M. Garg

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Aug 13, 2022, 9:24:59 PMAug 13
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Thanks, Dinesh ji, for great efforts.
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Dinesh Valke

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Thank you very much Mahadeswara ji and Garg ji for the appreciation.
Regards.
Dinesh

Gurcharan Singh

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Great contribution Dinesh ji
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