Garcinia myrtifolia is a tree with a spreading or slender crown, growing from 3 - 28 metres tall. The bole can be up to 41cm in diameter[
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a source of wood etc.
Pacific - Fiji, Tonga.
Found in open and rocky forests in both primary and the more open, secondary formations, sometimes on limestone; at elevations from 50 - 915 metres[
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A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
The plant produces a yellow or brownish latex[
]. No uses are recorded for it.
The bark is used for scenting oil[
The wood is considered to be usedful in traditional construction, being used for posts etc[
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