Nephelium xerospermoides

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Nephelium xerospermoides
the fruits of Nephelium xerospermoides
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Nephelium
N. xerospermoides
Binomial name
Nephelium xerospermoides

Nephelium xerospermoides, the hairless rambutan, is a species closely related to the rambutan. The drupe fruit has a flavor similar to rambutan.[1] The fruit does not have any hair-like spines, hence its common name. They can be eaten freshly picked from the tree. They are not commonly grown or harvested for commercial use.


  1. ^ "Hairless Rambutan - Nephelium xerospermoides".