Garcinia yunnanensis is a tree growing up to 20 metres tall. The bole is up to 30cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its timber and edible fruit.
E. Asia - southwest China.
Mixed forests on mountain slopes or hills; at elevations from 1,300 - 1,600 metres[
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A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
The fruit is slightly sour[
The yellowish timber is used for house construction[
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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