Rambutan

fresh rambutan on white background

Nephelium lappaceum

Sinónimos:
Chom Chom
Rambutan (Wikipedia)

Rambutan
Rambutan white background alt.jpg
Unpeeled and peeled rambutan
A bundle of fuzzy red fruits on woody stems
Rambutan fruits
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Sapindales
Family:Sapindaceae
Genus:Nephelium
Species:
N. lappaceum
Binomial name
Nephelium lappaceum
A cluster of yellowish rambutan.

The rambutan (/ræmˈbtən/; taxonomic name: Nephelium lappaceum) is a medium-sized tropical tree in the family Sapindaceae. The name also refers to the edible fruit produced by this tree. The rambutan is native to Southeast Asia. It is closely related to several other edible tropical fruits including the lychee, longan, pulasan and mamoncillo.

Rambutan (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Malay rambutan, English usage first attested 1707.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹæmˈbuːtən/

Noun

rambutan (plural rambutans)

  1. A tree, Nephelium lappaceum, of Southeast Asia.
  2. The fruit of this tree.

Translations

Anagrams

  • antumbra

Brunei Malay

Etymology

rambut +‎ -an (compare Malay rambutan)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ram.bu.tan/
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