Garcinia lanceifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 2: 623 1832. (syn:

India (Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya), Bangladesh, Andamans (South Andamans),
Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Taninthayi), Vietnam, Thailand, Laos
as per Catalogue of Life


Fwd: Garcinia Species in Papum Pare district : 9 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

Location Papumpare district Arunachal Pradesh
Sir,  Kindly identify

This is not Garcinia indica nor Garcinia homobroniana not Garcinia parvifolia

Pl. check with images at Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy as per comparative images at Garcinia

Was it wild or cultivated? 

The grower says he brought a seedling from forest and planted in his house.
The colour and texture of the fruit are not matching with those of Garcinia homobroniana/ Garcinia indica/ Garcinia parvifolia. It is an Indian species rarely found, I think.
Over a period of time my friend collected photos of flower, unripe fruit and ripe fruit.
Is there any possibility that it could be Garcinia affinis. In Assamese it is also called Mahi thekera but the name indicates 2-3 Garcinia species like Garcinia anomala,Garcinia xanthochymus etc and fruits of none is red in colour. The red is not exactly red, something is different.

It is Garcinia lanceifolia Roxb. 

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