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Litchi Litchi chinensis Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Litchi 
Scientific Name(s): Litchi chinensis 
Common Name(s): Litchibaum, Litchipflanze, cerisier de Chine, leechee, lichia, lici, litchi de Chine, litchia, lychee 
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  • 1 1/2 inches
  • Color from cream to greenish
  • Sweet, watery, translucent pulp
  • One pit
  • Tropical
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