Longan

 

Longan

English name: Longan, Dragoneye

Scientific name: Dimocarpus longan Lour.

Local name: Anashphal

 

 

 

 

 

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

 

Kingdom : Plantae
Division : Magnoliophyta
Class   : Magnoliopsida
Subclass : Magnoliidae
Order : Magnoliales
Family : Sapindaceae
Genus : Dimocarpus
Species : D. longana

           

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Table 1: Longan varieties developed by BAU, Mymensingh and BARI, Joydebpur, Bangladesh

 

Serial Number Name of Variety Developed by Year of Release Planting time Yield
1 FTIP-BAU Longan-1 BAU 2010 June-September 3-6 t/ha
2 FTIP-BAU Longan-2(Bogor) BAU 2010 June-September 1-2.5 t/ha
 

3

BARI Anshphal -1 HRC, BARI 1996 June-September 50-70 kg/plant
4 BARI Anshphal -2 HRC, BARI 2010 June-September 4.2 t/ha

 

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