Garcinia species are evergreen trees or shrubs, wood moderately hard, bark grey , reddish or pale gray, branches often opposite, terete, glabrous, latex usually. Garcinia tinctoria (DC.) W. F. Wight. Synonym. Hebradendron pictorium (Roxb.) Royle. Synonym. Stalagmitis pictoria (Roxb.) Synonym. Xanthochymus. Xanthochymus Roxb. Garcinia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Clusiaceae native to Asia, America, Garcinia subelliptica, known as fukugi in Japan.

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Tree s pecies d iversity in t ropical f orests of Barak v alley in Assam, India Desc: Kahanu Gardens, Hana, Maui. Last update 22 June LR. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables.

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Garcinia xanthochymus

The best-known species is the purple mangosteen G. Garcinia xanthochymus, tree growth habit, Thane, India. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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Bibliography 1 Staples, G. The fruit of most species of Garcinia are eaten locally; some species’ fruits are highly esteemed in one region, but unknown just a few hundred kilometres away. Leaves simple, opposite, estipulate; petiole mm long, angular, rugulose, prominent ligulate projection at base, glabrous; lamina x cm, linear oblong, oblong or oblong-lanceolate; base cuneate or acute; apex acute or acuminate; margin entire, glabrous, shining, coriaceous; lateral nerves pairs, slender, pinnate, arched near the margin forming intramarginal nerves; intercostae reticulate, prominent, secondary laterals prominent.

Garcinia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Clusiaceae native to Asia, America, Australia, tropical and southern Africa, and Polynesia. Disease-causing organisms can also be listed under associations. Related observations Show all.

It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Dunn; Stalagmitis pictoria G. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.

Tree species diversity in tropical forests of Barak valley in Assam, India Desc: Royal Botanical Gardens Kew. Ripe fruit cut open Photograph by: Garcinia xanthochymus Yellow mangosteen, false mangosteen, gourka Fruit in half. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Fruits are edible, also used garfinia make juices, jams and medicines. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates. Description of diseases that the organism is subject to.


The fruit is xanthoxhymus in dia. Technology Biodiversity in India. Database on occurrence and distribution of floral species provides useful information for priori The fruits are a food source for several animals, such as the archduke butterflies Lexias spp.

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If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Fruit fleshy berry, subglobose, about 6 x 7 cm across, yellow, smooth, apex pointed, tip about mm long, encased by persistent sepals and stigma. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Garcinia species are evergreen trees and shrubsdioecious and in several cases apomictic.