Garcinia mlanjiensis Dunkley
Garcinia kingaensis is an evergreen shrub or tree growing from 3 - 15 metres tall[
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use.
East and southern Africa - Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, S. Africa.
Evergreen forest, forest edges; grassland; at elevations from 1,200 - 2,300 metres[
]. An understorey tree of evergreen rain forest and wooded ravines at elevations from 1,350 - 2,100 metres[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required308].
Fruit - raw[
]. The orange-yellow, globose fruit is 10 - 25mm in diameter, containing 1 - 2 seeds[
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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