Garcinia stipulata is an evergreen tree that can grow around 20 metres tall[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its fruit.
E. Asia - northeastern India
Damp evergreen forests; at elevations up to 1,200 metres[
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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 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[
A yellow resinous latex is obtained from the plant - chiefly from the fruit[
]. It does not appear to be used[
The light orange-yellow wood is moderately hard, close-grained[
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