Garcinia elliotii is an evergreen shrub growing up to 60cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
West tropical Africa - Sierra Leone
An undershrub in forests[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms usually need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
]. At least some dioecious Garcinia species, however, are able to produce fertile seed even in the absence of fertilization (asexual reproduction). Such seeds would be expected to be genetically identical to the parent[
The seeds are used in the treatment of indigestion[
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