Langsat

Longkong is used for the type which has skin that is easily peeled off (without milky latex). The ping pong ball sized fruits grow together in big clusters.
Synonyms:
Longkong
Categories: Medicinal Plant

Lansium parasiticum
Lanzones.jpg
Lanzones fruits - Mindanao, Philippines.jpg
Lanzones in the Philippines
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Sapindales
Family:Meliaceae
Genus:Lansium
Species:
L. parasiticum
Binomial name
Lansium parasiticum
Synonyms
List
    • Aglaia aquea (Jacq.) Kosterm.
    • Aglaia domestica (Corrêa) Pellegr.
    • Aglaia dookoo Griff.
    • Aglaia intricatoreticulata Kosterm.
    • Aglaia merrillii Elmer nom. inval.
    • Aglaia sepalina (Kosterm.) Kosterm.
    • Aglaia steenisii Kosterm.
    • Amoora racemosa Ridl.
    • Lachanodendron domesticum (Corrêa) Nees
    • Lansium domesticum Corrêa
    • Melia parasitica Osbeck

Lansium parasiticum, commonly known as langsat (/ˈlɑːŋsɑːt/), lanzones (/lɑːˈnzɔːnɛs/), or longkong in English; duku in Indonesian or dokong in Malay, is a species of tree in the Mahogany family with commercially cultivated edible fruits. The species is native to Southeast Asia.

Langsat (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Malay langsat.

Noun

langsat (plural langsats)

  1. A small, whitish-brown fruit of Southeast Asia, from the plant Lansium domesticum, with fleshy pulp and subacid taste.
    • 2015, Labodalih Sembiring, translating Eka Kurniawan, Man Tiger, Verso 2015, p. 39:
      He always had a good time, and always would come home with a bunch of bananas or a basket of langsat and durian fruit, which would definitely make Mamek happy, as well as his mother and father.

Translations

Anagrams

  • alangst

Brunei Malay

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laŋsat/
  • Hyphenation:
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