Dimocarpus longun

Common name in Sri Lanka is Mora tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Mora/ Longan
Botanical Name  Dimocarpus longun
Origin of species  Native
Family  Sapindaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  T6
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  07
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -5.2g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -10-20 cm
-Width -5cm
Conservation Status  Lower risk
Growth Rate  Fast
Crown type  Round
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap moderate
Preferred Soils  Wide range of soils, pH 5.5-6
Impact on Soil  Soil quality enhance
Salinity tolerance
Human uses  Fruit
Economic Importance  Fruit, medicine, timber
Distribution  Low country wet zone and intermediate zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time
Flower Color  Light yellow
Fruit type  Translucent flesh