Some doubts should be cast on the reports of plant usage for this species from [
]. It gives Garcinia parvifolia as a synonym for this species, but that species has been accepted as genuine. This species has, in the past, been thought of as possibly syonymous with Garcinia parvifolia, but a review in progress (2011) looks likely to accept Garcinia dioica as a good species. It is quite possible that the two species are so closely related that they have the same uses[
Garcinia cladostigma Pierre
Garcinia trechostigna Pierre
Garcinia dioica is a tee.
Cultivated in SE Asia as a fruit tree and as a rootstock for Garcinia mangostana[
Southeast Asia - Indonesia.
|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
Fruit - raw[
Young sprouts and leaves - cooked and used as a vegetable[
The plant is used as a rootstock for the mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana)[
Seed - we have no specific information on this species, but the seed of most members of the genus can be slow to germinate, even if sown fresh, often taking 6 months or more[
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