Garcinia mestonii is a small tree. The bole does not exceed 30cm in diameter[
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use, whilst it is also sometimes cultivated for this fruit in southeast Asia[
Australia - Queensland.
Grows along creeks in lowland areas and in well developed upland and mountain rain forest at elevations up to 1,000 metres[
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|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
Fruit - a pleasant flavour[
]. Very juicy, with a sharp, acid, pleasant flavour[
]. The fruit is about the size of an orange[
The plant is sometimes 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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