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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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Petiole robust, V-shaped and somewhat clasping at base, 1. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Close-up of flowering stem Photograph by: Garcinia species are susceptible to various insect pests, virus and fungi, affecting leaves, fruits and roots.

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Checklists specific search options Observed during. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Garcinia xanthochymus Yellow mangosteen, false mangosteen, gourka Fruit in half. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. The stem is longitudinally striated and older ones have fissures Fig.

Related observations Show all. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. The paper focus on Morphology and Ethnobotany of six species of Garcinia found in Brahmapura val In addition, mangosteen rind exocarp extract is used as a spice.


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Tree s pecies d iversity in t ropical f orests of Barak v alley in Assam, India Desc: Remember me Forgot password? Garcinia subellipticaknown as fukugi in Japan.

MainGamboge, False mangosteen – Garcinia xanthochymus

Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

Chikmagalur, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. It figures prominently in Kodava culture, and G. Gamboge, False mangosteen – Garcinia xanthochymus Hook. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Kolhapur, Pune, Sindhudurg Karnataka: Checklists specific search options Observed during.

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.

The ripe fruit which is very acidic can be eaten raw or cooked with other vegetables. garcibia

Garcinia xanthochymus

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This speciess is not the only Garcinia to provide this improtant pigment. D, Garcinia xanthochymus Hook.

Evergreen trees, about xanthovhymus tall, with a dense pyramidal crown, wood moderately hard, dark grayish brown to yellowish brown, bark dark brown or blackish brown, exfoliating in small round flakes, branches opposite, drooping, glabrous, angular, usually dilated below nodes, latex resinous, thick, white or xanthlchymus green, becoming yellow when exposed in bark and branches.


Leaves dark green, 40 cm long and 5- 8 cm width, narrowly oblong or oblong lanceolate, shining. The pollen producing flowers have five petals and many stamens on which the pollen is produced that are arranged in bundles each containing five stamens.

Garcinia xanthochymus Hook. f. ex J. Anders. | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Flowers of Garcinia xanthochymus from Clusiaceae. Deep Printers, New Delhi.

Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity.

The fruit is a berry with fleshy gzrcinia[3] which in several xanthochjmus is delicious. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. The number of species is highly disputed, with various sources recognizing between 50 [ citation needed ] and about