Rheedia arenicola Jum. & H.Perrier
Garcinia arenicola is a small, evergreen tree growing around 3 - 10 metres tall[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
Garcinia arenicola is native to the seasonal forests of northern and western Madagascar. Its range is limited, and it is threatened by habitat loss due to charcoal production, firewood collection and agricultural clearing, which will induce a continuous decline. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Africa - western Madagascar
Dry deciduous forests, growing on sandy soils but always close to water[
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Plants can be dioecious or monoecious[
The wood is used locally for construction and as a structural material[
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