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


… 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 …


Garcinia intermedia?



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