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Useful Tropical Plants

Garcinia nigrolineata

Planch. ex T. Anderson

Clusiaceae

+ Synonyms

Garcinia kunstleri King

Common Name:

Garcinia nigrolineata
Drawing of the leaves, flowers and fruit
Photograph by: Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, vol. 5(2): t. 167 (1891) [A.D. Molla]
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General Information

Garcinia nigrolineata is an evergreen tree.
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use, whilst the tree is grown in SE Asia both for its delicious fruits and also as a rootstock for the mangosteen, Garcinia mangostana[
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Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
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Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
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Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Indonesia, in the Malaccas.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *  *
Other Uses Rating *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusCultivated, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - delicious[
317
Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
]. The pulp is sweet and agreeable[
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.
]. The oval, orange-coloured fruit is 3 - 4cm long[
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

The plant is sometimes used as a rootstock for the mangosteen, Garcinia mangostana[
317
Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
].

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.
].
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-07-18. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Garcinia+nigrolineata>

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