Dimocarpus longan, commonly known as the longan (/ˈlɒŋɡən/), is a tropical tree species that produces edible fruit. It is in the same family as Lychee and Rambutan. The name from Cantonese means “dragon eye”. It can grow to 30 meters in height and is highly productive. This is a king among fruiting trees in the tropics. This Longan Tree will also absorb a large quota of carbon and produce abundant oxygen.