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Rambutan Nephelium lappaceum Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Rambutan 
Scientific Name(s): Nephelium lappaceum 
Common Name(s): litchi chevelu, ngo, ramboutan, rambutan, rambutão 
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  • 1/2 to 3/4 inches
  • Rind is thick covered with soft spines
  • Sweet, watery, translucent pulp
  • One pit
  •  Tropical
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