Sarcosperma griffithii Hook.f. ex C.B.Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 3: 536 1882.;
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Assam to China (Yunnan) and N. Thailand; Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Thailand as per POWO;
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Is it Sarcosperma griffithii ? : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Habitat : Wild. Habit : Tall tree.
Note : The fruits are greedily eaten by human beings and birds.
Endemic. It occurs only in south western part of Mizoram.

This flowers and fruits are collected from Thenhlum area, Lunglei district of Mizoram


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Tree for ID : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).

Location : Thenhlum, Lunglei Dist.,Mizoram
Altitude : 500 – 800 m.
Date : (a) Flower : 29-11-2011
(b) Fruits : 22-04-2012
Habit : Tall evergreen tree.
Habitat : Growing wild
Note : Fruit sour & sweet, edible. Very tasty. Endemic to Mizoram


To me it seems to be some Garcinia Sp.


Garciniaspecies in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)


It may not be Garcinia (cluciaceae has opposite leaves, flowers doesn’t look like)

May be some Rosaceae member (sour fruits, many stamens in flowers)
or may be Olacaceae member (but flowers with many stamens- not supporting this).
In any case I am not sure as it is a new plant for me.


It may be a species of Stixis (= Roydsia).


Sarcosperma griffithii


This tree was identified at National Herbarium, Howrah as Sarcosperma griffithii, Hook.f.ex C.B.Clarke

May I request you to pl. post a high resolution image so that I can check the details.


To me flowers here look different from those at Machilus sp. for ID


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