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Useful Tropical Plants

Garcinia stipulata

T.Anderson

Clusiaceae

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General Information

Garcinia stipulata is an evergreen tree that can grow around 20 metres tall[
1808
Title
Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Publication
[online] India Biodiversity Portal,Species Page :Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Author
 
Website
https://indiabiodiversity.org/species/show/249787
Publisher
 
Year
2020
ISBN
 
Description
Accessed 28/04/2020
]
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its fruit.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1808
Title
Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Publication
[online] India Biodiversity Portal,Species Page :Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Author
 
Website
https://indiabiodiversity.org/species/show/249787
Publisher
 
Year
2020
ISBN
 
Description
Accessed 28/04/2020

Range

E. Asia - northeastern India

Habitat

Damp evergreen forests; at elevations up to 1,200 metres[
146
Title
A Manual of Indian Timbers.
Publication
 
Author
Gamble. J. S.
Publisher
Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Year
1972
ISBN
-
Description
First written in the 19th century, but still a classic, giving a lot of information on the uses and habitats of Indian trees. Not for the casual reader.
].

Properties

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Other Uses Rating *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height20.00 m
PollinatorsInsects, Cleistogamous
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



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[
1798
Title
Taxonomic Revision of Garcinia Section Garcinia (Clusiaceae)
Publication
Phytotaxa 373 (1): 001-052
Author
Nazre M., Newman M.F., Pennington R.T. & Middleton D.J.
Website
https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.373.1.1
Publisher
 
Year
2018
ISBN
1179-3155
Description
 
]

Edible Uses

The yellow fruit is sometimes eaten[146 1808]. The globose-oblong fruit is a fleshy berry 30 - 40mm x 8 - 15mm across containing a few large seeds covered with a juicy creamy-white pulp[
1808
Title
Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Publication
[online] India Biodiversity Portal,Species Page :Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Author
 
Website
https://indiabiodiversity.org/species/show/249787
Publisher
 
Year
2020
ISBN
 
Description
Accessed 28/04/2020
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A yellow resinous latex is obtained from the plant - chiefly from the fruit[
146
Title
A Manual of Indian Timbers.
Publication
 
Author
Gamble. J. S.
Publisher
Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Year
1972
ISBN
-
Description
First written in the 19th century, but still a classic, giving a lot of information on the uses and habitats of Indian trees. Not for the casual reader.
,
1808
Title
Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Publication
[online] India Biodiversity Portal,Species Page :Garcinia stipulata T. Anderson
Author
 
Website
https://indiabiodiversity.org/species/show/249787
Publisher
 
Year
2020
ISBN
 
Description
Accessed 28/04/2020
]. It does not appear to be used[
146
Title
A Manual of Indian Timbers.
Publication
 
Author
Gamble. J. S.
Publisher
Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Year
1972
ISBN
-
Description
First written in the 19th century, but still a classic, giving a lot of information on the uses and habitats of Indian trees. Not for the casual reader.
].

The light orange-yellow wood is moderately hard, close-grained[
146
Title
A Manual of Indian Timbers.
Publication
 
Author
Gamble. J. S.
Publisher
Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Year
1972
ISBN
-
Description
First written in the 19th century, but still a classic, giving a lot of information on the uses and habitats of Indian trees. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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