The PEDIGREE of
Tribe Nephelieae (Lychee, Rambutan, etc.)

 "Child(ren)":       Genus Litchi (Lychee)   ;   Alectryon (titoki)   ;   Nephelium (Rambutan etc. :: 25 species)   ;   Pappea (Jacket plum : Indaba tree : bushveld cherry :: 1 species)   ;   Pometia   ;   Xerospermum
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/-- Kingdom of Viridiplantae (Green Plants)   +====> [ 59]
/-- Subkingdom of Streptophyta (Land plants)
/-- Branch of Stomatophytes
/-- Infrakingdom of Tracheophytes (Vascular Plants)
/-- Subphylum Euphyllophytina (Ferns & Seed Plants)
/-- Superdivision of Spermatophytes (Seed Plants)
/-- Division of Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
/-- Subdivision of Mesangiospermae
/   | OR: prob. not Class Magnoliopsida   +====> [ 67]
/-- Cohort of Eudicots
/-- Infracohort Pentapetalae
/-- Subclass Rosidae
/-- Infraclass Malvidae
/-- Order Sapindales
/-- Family Sapindaceae (Soapberry family, incl. Lychee, Maple, etc.)
/-- Subfamily Sapindoideae (Soapberry, Rambutan, etc.)
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- Tribe Nephelieae (Lychee, Rambutan, etc.)
 

 
  ``Grandchild:''       Lychee
 

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