Garcinia travancorica

Vunerable as per Wikipedia; Garcinia travancorica Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India t. 173 1872.; SW India as per POWO; India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala) as per Catalogue of Life; Evergreen trees, handsome, about 10-15 m tall with lax crown, wood hard, yellowish brown, brittle when dried, bark dark brown, branchlets opposite, glabrous, quadrangular, latex resinous, thick, […]

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Garcinia pushpangadaniana

Garcinia pushpangadaniana T. Sabu, N. Mohanan, Krishnaraj & Shareef, Phytotaxa 116: 52 (2013) ; SW India as per POWO; India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu) as per Catalogue of Life;   Garcinia pushpangadaniana : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) – around 800 kb each. Garcinia pushpangadaniana  T.Sabu, N.Mohanan, Krishnaraj & Shareef (CLUSIACEAE) Photo from Kadalar Forest, […]

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Garcinia wightii

Conservation status- Vunerable as per Wikipedia; Garcinia wightii T.Anderson, Fl. Brit. India 1: 265 1874. ; India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala) as per Catalogue of Life;  SW India as per POWO; Evergreen trees or sometimes rheophytes, up to 10 m tall, wood moderately hard, whitish brown, bark dark brown, pustular, branchlets opposite, quadrangular, glabrous, internodes short, […]

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Garcinia intermedia (Cultivated)

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 […]

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Garcinia lanceifolia ?

Garcinia lanceifolia Roxb. ?;   Re: Garcinia species : 4 posts by 2 authors. This Garcinia is from Rajnagar Kumarghat Tripura. Kindly identify this Can it be a variety of Garcinia lanceifolia Roxb. ? 

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Garcinia spicata

Garcinia spicata Hook.f., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14: 486 1875. (syn: Garcinia ovalifolia (Roxb.) Hook. fil. ex T. Anders.; Garcinia spicata var. glomerata Vesque; Stalagmitis ovalifolia (Roxb.) G. Don; Xanthochymus ovalifolius Roxb.; Xanthochymus spicatus Wight & Arn.); India (Assam, Meghalaya, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala), Sri Lanka, Trinidad & Tobago (introduced) as […]

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Garcinia cowa ?

Garcinia cowa ?;   Garcinia identification from leaves/seedling : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Location Wayenad Kerala but seed from Tripura and I provided saying that it could be Garcinia paniculata but it may be Garcinia cowa.     Re: Edible fruit from Tripura : 6 posts by 2 authors. 4 images. This is […]

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Garcinia loniceroides

Garcinia loniceroides T. Anders., Fl. Brit. India 1: 264 1874. (syn: Garcinia succifolia Kurz); India (Nagaland, Manipur), Myanmar [Burma] (Ayeyarwady, Bago, Mon, Sagaing) as per Catalogue of Life;   Garcinia species in Mizoram : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Please identify it Thanks, … Pl. check comparative images at efi site.  I could not find […]

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Garcinia lanceifolia

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 […]

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Garcinia hombroniana

Garcinia hombroniana Pierre, Fl. forest. Cochinch. 1(fasc. 5):12, t. 79, fig. D-J. 1883 as per NPGS; . Image by P. Santhan (Identified by Jayesh Anerao) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) Hypericaceae, Cluciaceae Dipterocarpaceae fortnight SN 05 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) Garcinia × mangostana L. cultivated tree from Calicut area of Kerala Reply from […]

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Garcinia cowa

Garcinia cowa Roxb. ex Choisy, Prodr. 1: 561 1824. (Syn: Cambogia crassifolia Blanco; Garcinia cambogia Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Garcinia cornea Roxb. ex Sm.; Garcinia dioica Sm. [Illegitimate]; Garcinia roxburghii Wight; Garcinia umbellifera Wall. [Invalid]; Garcinia wallichii Choisy; Oxycarpus gangetica Buch.-Ham.);   Images by Tapas Chakrabarty & M. Sawmliana (Inserted by Surajit Koley & J.M.Garg)   Evergreen trees, […]

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Garcinia species ?

    Flora of Kaiga_ID_Confirmation_28082011 P2.: Flora of Kaiga_ID_Please_28082011 PJ2. Is this garcinia morrell..? Date/Time-:20/09/10 – 16:30Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrsHabitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- wildPlant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- TreeHeight/Length-3m-4m This is not Garcinia morella for sure. Please check the following link. In G. morella the fruits […]

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Garcinia madruno (Cultivated- Lalbagh, Banglore)

Garcinia madruno (Kunth) Hammel, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 928 1989. (Syn: Calophyllum madruno Kunth; Chloromyron verticillatum Pers.; Rheedia acuminata (Ruiz & Pav.) Planch. & Triana; Rheedia acuminata var. floribunda Vesque; Rheedia kappleri Eyma; Rheedia madruno (Kunth) Planch. & Triana; Rheedia madruno subsp. bituberculata Pittier; Rheedia madruno subsp. ovata Pittier; Rheedia rostrata Vesquez; Verticillaria acuminata […]

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Garcinia species

  Plant for ID SMP3 10/1/2011:  A large tree with drooping branches for ID Kolkata botanical garden. Dec 2010 Flowers yellow about 2-3 cm. ? Stamenal tube like that in Meliaceae family. It somewhat resembles Garcinia. From the images (Which are not so close) what I can only say that…. The leaves are opposite, they appear […]

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Garcinia talbotii

Garcinia talbotii Raizada ex Santapau , Rec. Bot. Surv. India 16: 14 1960. (Syn: Garcinia malabarica Talbot [Illegitimate]; Garcinia ovalifolius var. macrantha Hook.f. ex T.Anderson); .  gar-SIN-ee-uh — named for Laurent Garcen, French botanist who was active in India … Dave’s Botanarytal-BOT-ee-eye — named for W A Talbot, Irish-born Indian forester … Wikipedia . Distribution : India (Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, […]

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Garcinia × mangostana

Garcinia × mangostana L., Sp. Pl. 443 1753. (Syn: Mangostana garcinia Gaertn.);   Images by Aarti S.Khale (ID by Tanay Bose) and Pankaj Kumar    Fruits & Vegetables :: Mangosteen from Sri Lanka : 030111: AK-3: Mangosteen from Sri Lanka in a fruit shop. – Nice catch of Garcinia mangostana – These fruits are available in […]

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Garcinia livingstonei (Cultivated)

Garcinia livingstonei T.Anderson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 263 1867. (Syn: Garcinia affinis (Chiov.) Chiov.; Garcinia angolensis Vesque; Garcinia baikieana Vesque; Garcinia ferrandii Chiov.; Garcinia ferrandii var. affinis Chiov.; Garcinia kilossaria Engl.; Garcinia livingstonei var. pallidinervia Engl.; Garcinia pallidinervia (Engl.) Engl.; Garcinia pendula Engl.);   African Mangosteen, Lowveld Mangosteen, Imbe;   Images by Satish Phadke […]

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Garcinia xanthochymus

Garcinia xanthochymus Hook.f. ex T.Anderson , Fl. Brit. India 1: 269 1874. (syn. Garcinia pictoria (Roxb.) Dunn [Illegitimate]; Garcinia pictoria (Roxb.) Engl.; Garcinia roxburghii Kurz [Illegitimate]; Garcinia tinctoria (DC.) W.Wight; Garcinia tinctoria (DC.) Dunn; Stalagmitis pictoria G.Don (Unresolved); Xanthochymus pictorius Roxb.; Xanthochymus tinctorius DC.);   Tamala, Mysore gamboge , sour mangosteen , false mangosteen, Yellow mangosteen, […]

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Garcinia morella

Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr., Encycl. 3: 701 1792. (syn. Cambogia gutta L.; Garcinia cambogioides (Murray) Royle; Garcinia gutta Wight; Hebradendron cambogioides Graham; Mangostana morella Gaertn.);   Indian Gamboge, Sri Lanka gamboge; Tamil: ireevalsinni (இரேவற்சின்னி), Iravasinni, Makki.  Malayalam: Chigiri, Iravi.  Kannada: Ardala, Devana huli, Jirigehuli, Murina huli, Ponpuli;          ANMAR15/15 Please identify this tree : […]

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