Litchi is commercially grown in Muzarffarpur and Darbhanga (Bihar); Thane (Maharashtra);Saharanpur and Dehra Dun (Uttar Pradesh); Hooghly (West Bengal); Tripura Assam and Punjab.
Botanical Name : Litchi chinensis
Family : Sapindaceae
Plant Description :
It is a vigorous evergreen perennial tree attaining a height of above 5m with a broad round topped crown and spreading branches and a dense light green shining foliage bears compound leaves.Flowers are borne in terminal panicles.
Center of Origin : South China
Pollination System : Cross pollinated
Chromosome No. : 2n=28,30