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Useful Tropical Plants

Garcinia dives

Pierre

Clusiaceae

+ Synonyms

Garcinia bosoboscensis Pierre ex Vesque

Garcinia palawanensis Elmer

Common Name:

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General Information

Garcinia dives is a shrub or small tree.
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Philippines.

Habitat

Forests at low to medium elevations[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit raw[
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]. An acid flavour, the peel is removed before the fruit is eaten[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
]. The fruit is an ellipsoid to globose berry, 2 - 3cm long, containing one seed[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

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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Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
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