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Useful Tropical Plants

Garcinia harmandii

Pierre

Clusiaceae

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Common Name:

Garcinia harmandii
Drawing of the leaves, flowers and fruit
Photograph by: Pierre, L., Flore forestiere de la Cochinchine, vol. 1: t. 60 (1880-1883)
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General Information

Garcinia harmandii is a medium-sized evergreen tree[
575
Title
Lexique des noms d'arbres et d'arbustes du Cambodge
Publication
 
Author
Lewitz S., Rollet B.
Website
http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/befeo_0336-1519_1973_num_60_1_5144
Publisher
 
Year
1973
ISBN
 
Description
A list of the trees and shrubs of Cambodia with codes to give some idea of their habitat and growth habit. Available as a PDF document on the Internet.
].
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local consumption.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Cambodia.

Habitat

Dense, humid, evergreen forests[
575
Title
Lexique des noms d'arbres et d'arbustes du Cambodge
Publication
 
Author
Lewitz S., Rollet B.
Website
http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/befeo_0336-1519_1973_num_60_1_5144
Publisher
 
Year
1973
ISBN
 
Description
A list of the trees and shrubs of Cambodia with codes to give some idea of their habitat and growth habit. Available as a PDF document on the Internet.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
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. Not for the casual reader.
]. A pleasant flavour[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
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. Not for the casual reader.
].

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[
K
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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