Garcinia paucinervis is a tree, usually growing 3 - 15 metres tall but exceptionally to 25 metres[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its timber.
This is a valuable timber species but is vulnerable to extirpation because of its restricted and scattered distribution, overcutting, and poor seed germination and natural reproduction[
]. The plant is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(1998)[
E. Asia - southwest China.
Rather dry sparse or dense forests on limestone mountains; at elevations from 300 - 800 metres[
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Mature fruit ellipsoid or ovoid-ellipsoid, 3.2 - 3.5 × 2.2 - 2.5 cm[
The wood is hard, heavy, and extremely water-tolerant. It is used for shipbuilding, construction, quality furniture, and in the military industry[
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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