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Ryan N. Contreras and Kimberly Shearer

Palmata ( Acer , Aceroideae, Sapindaceae) based on sequences of nuclear and chloroplast genes Aliso 29 43 49 Li, J. 2016 Maple phylogeny. 15 July 2016. < http://www2.huh.harvard.edu/research/jli/maples.html > Li, J. Yue, J. Shoup, S. 2006 Phylogenetics of

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Marisa M. Wall, Kate A. Nishijima, Lisa M. Keith and Mike A. Nagao

Longan ( Dimocarpus longan Lour.) is a subtropical fruit of the Sapindaceae originating from Burma to southern China ( Nakasone and Paull, 1998 ; Tongdee, 1997 ). The fruit has a thin, light brown rind surrounding a sweet, white aril with a black

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Tracie K. Matsumoto, Mike A. Nagao and Bruce Mackey

Longan is in the Sapindaceae family along with its other better known relatives, lychee ( Litchi chinensis ) and rambutan ( Nephelium lappaceum ). Commonly referred to as dragon eye, the longan fruit is smooth, round, and yellowish brown at harvest

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Yiguang Wang, Chao Zhang, Bin Dong, Yaohui Huang, Zhiyi Bao and Hongbo Zhao

Koelreuteria bipinnata var. integrifoliola , known as the chinese flame tree, is a deciduous tree of the Sapindaceae family. Because of its high ornamental value and adaptability, chinese flame tree has been used extensively in landscaping in

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Yee Kwan Chan, Yung Hua Yang and Ning Li

Lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) fruit were harvested at green, pink, and red developmental stages. The fruit of each group were used to determine developmentally and environmentally (chilling) regulated ethylene production. The rate of ethylene production in the fruit was green > pink > red. Storage at either 4 or 10 °C increased C2H4 production as much as 8.6-fold compared with control fruit stored at 25 °C. The green fruit were most responsive to chilling in terms of ethylene production.

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Chunyang Zhang, Jiefang Wu, Danwen Fu, Limin Wang, Jiezhen Chen, Changhe Cai and Liangxi Ou

Litchi ( Litchi chinensis Sonn., Sapindaceae) is an important subtropical fruit tree that originated in China. Due to the delicate flavor, pleasant appearance, and fragrance, it has been known as “one of the top four fruits” along with banana

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Rajendra P. Maurya, Dion M. Lewis and Jeff St. A. Chandler

Jamaican Ackee ( Blighia sapida L.) is a woody perennial, evergreen tree, which belongs to the family Sapindaceae. It was named Blighia sapida in honor of Captain William Bligh who in 1793 took plant samples to Kew Gardens in South London

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Ashish K. Pathak, Sudhir P. Singh and Rakesh Tuli

Lychee is a subtropical evergreen fruit tree of family Sapindaceae (soapberry) and subfamily Nepheleae. The edible portion (aril) of the non-climacteric lychee fruit has a sweet and acidic taste, which makes it delicious and popular. The commercial

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Jiaqi Hu, Hye-Ji Kim, Houbin Chen and Biyan Zhou

in the model plant arabidopsis ( Li et al., 2008 , 2010 ), little is known in evergreen woody plants. Litchi is a Sapindaceae evergreen woody plant. It is also an important fruit tree that is widely cultivated in southeast Asia. Flowering in litchi

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Ricardo Goenaga and David Jenkins

native to Malaysia and Indonesia and is a member of the Sapindaceae family ( Tindall, 1994 ). The tree is strictly tropical and adapts to well-drained, clayey acid soils under a rainfall distribution of ≈2000 mm per year ( Goenaga, 2011 ; Tindall, 1994