Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) has no children, the litchi is evergreen tree, about 10 meters high. Pericarp scaly protruding spot, red, purple. Mature to a bright red; the seeds are wrapped in fleshy aril. The flowering period is spring, and the fruit period is summer. The pulp yield of fresh translucent creamy, taste delicious, but not resistant to storage.
In the south-west, southern and southeastern parts of China, Guangdong and southern Fujian are the most prosperous. The southeastern Asia is also cultivated, and the records of introduction in Africa, the Americas and Oceania. Litchi, with bananas, pineapple and longan, is called "the four big fruit of South China".
Lychee sweet, sour, warm, into the heart, spleen, liver meridian; stop hiccups, stop diarrhea, is intractable hiccup and predawn diarrhea's diet Jiapin, also have brain fitness, appetizer spleen, promote appetite effect. Because of the heat of sex, more food is easy to fire. Litchi wood is solid, elegant texture, corrosion resistance, has always been the top class.