- Jun 02, 2018 -
Evergreen trees, usually no more than 10 meters high, sometimes up to 15 meters or higher, with grayish-black bark; Branchlets terete, maroon, densely white leathery.
Leaf connecting stalk 10-25 cm long or over; Lobules 2 or 3, 4 pairs, less heavy leather qualitative or leathery, lanceolate or ovoid lanceolate, sometimes long elliptic-lanceolate, 6-15 cm long and 2-4 cm wide, apex flash point or short caudate acuminate, margin entire, venter variegated dark green, glossy, back of flour green, glabrous; Lateral veins are often slender, not evident on the abdomen, prominent or slightly convex on the back; Petiole 7-8 mm long.
Inflorescence terminal, broad, branching; Pedicel slender, 2-4 mm long, sometimes thick and short; Calyx covered with golden short villi; Stamens 6-7, sometimes 8, filaments ca. 4 mm long; Ovary densely covered with small tumors and hard hairs.
Fruit ovoid to subglobose, 2-3.5 cm long, usually dark red to bright red when ripe; The seeds are all covered with a fleshy seed coat. Flowers in spring, fruit in summer.
Litchi rich nutrition, glucose, sucrose, protein, fat, vitamin A, B and C, and folic acid, arginine and tryptophan, various nutrients, is very beneficial to human body health. Lychee has the function of invigorating spleen, invigorating spleen, invigorating qi and relieving pain. It is suitable for diseases such as weak body, insufficient fluid after illness, cold stomachache and colic pain. Modern research has found that litchi has the function of nourishing brain cells, can improve insomnia, forgetfulness, dreaminess and other diseases, and can promote skin metabolism and delay senescence. However, people who overeat lychees or eat lychees with certain physical conditions may have an accident.