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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Native to India but rarely seen in cultivation.

Royal Norwegian Embassy grants. User specific search options User. Tree species diversity in tropical forests of Barak valley in Assam, India Desc: An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles garinia unsourced statements from December Articles containing potentially dated statements from December All articles containing potentially dated statements Articles containing Khmer-language text.

However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Retrieved 12 January It could also cover phenomena such garcjnia “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.

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Garcinia xanthochymus, False Mangosteen. The genus Garcinia contains species with a center of diversity in the Old World. Garcinia wightii Garcinia zeylanica. Garcinia species from the Americas were once classified as Rheediabut now all are considered Garcinia. Remember me Forgot password? Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda.

Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Last update on Not for the casual reader. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Garcinia subellipticaknown as fukugi in Japan. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

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Ripe fruit cut open Photograph by: Checklists specific search options Observed during. The stem is longitudinally striated and older ones have fissures Fig. The best-known species is the purple mangosteen G. May also be referred to include anatomy.

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The seed coat itself is smooth glossy brown, patterned. Dunn; Stalagmitis pictoria G.

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Garcinia xanthochymus Yellow mangosteen, false mangosteen, gourka. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Fruit fleshy berry, subglobose, about 6 x 7 cm across, yellow, smooth, apex pointed, tip about mm long, encased by persistent sepals and stigma. Document specific search options Title. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.


Observation specific search options Observed during. In India, young leaves are considered edible and eaten raw, cooked as spinach or added to a curry. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an gracinia guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc.

Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The ripe fruit which is very acidic can be eaten raw or cooked with other garciniaa. Downloaded on 17 August May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Extracts of the exocarp of certain species — typically G. A Worldwide Encyclopaedic Guide.

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