Garcinia sizygiifolia is a small tree with prop roots[
The plant is gathered from the wild for local use as a food and source of wood. It is cultivated as a vegetable in Indonesia[
Southeast Asia - Indonesia.
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|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
Leaves and young shoots - cooked[
]. Used as a vegetable or as a condiment[
Fruit - raw[
]. An acid flavour[
]. The thin-skinned fruit is a green berry containing 12 seeds which are surrounded with a juicy pulp[
] The fruits ripen very slowly[
The hard wood is used to make small utensils[
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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