Garcinia delpyana is an evergreen tree that can grow 10 - 18 metres tall. The bole is around 15 - 25cm in diameter[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of materials. It is occasionally cultivated for its fruit[
Southeast Asia - Indonesia.
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Fruit - raw[
A yellow-reddish dye is obtained from the bark[
The wood of this species is used for the same purpose as that of Garcinia oliveri[
Garcinia oliveri has a reddish wood that is fairly light in weight and very flexible. It is not often available in long lengths, but is used for making poles and planks. It is said to make good quality oars[
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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