Garcinia intermedia (Pittier) Hammel, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 927 1989. (syn: Calophyllum edule Seem.; Rheedia edulis (Seem.) Planch. & Triana; Rheedia intermedia Pittier; Rheedia tonduziana Engl.) as per POWO;
Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Belize, El Salvador, Panama, Guatemala, Ecuador,
Honduras, Mexico (Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit,
Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz) as per Catalogue of Life;
Please ID the Garcenia species. Photos received from Chennai.
Was it cultivated ?
Pl. check comparative images at Garcinia
Pl. check Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy
… has identified it as Garcenia morella in a personal communication to me when I referred this to her. Sorry. I missed out sending the ID to you, as I had completely forgotten about this plant.
is it Garcinia morella
Thanks, … Was it cultivated or wild ?
Cultivated. It is also used as a root stock for the Garcenia cambogia. The plant was obtained in Kerala & planted in Tamil Nadu.
Shape and length of the pedicel, is creating doubt to me as per images and references at Garcinia morella
Thanks … Please suggest your ID, which can be taken as final.
based on leaf structure I have identified as G.morella, in the absence of flower and mature fruit
I accept the ID suggested by …
Id by … appears to be correct as per