Garcinia species are evergreen trees or shrubs, wood moderately hard, bark grey , reddish or pale gray, branches often opposite, terete, glabrous, latex usually. Garcinia tinctoria (DC.) W. F. Wight. Synonym. Hebradendron pictorium (Roxb.) Royle. Synonym. Stalagmitis pictoria (Roxb.) Synonym. Xanthochymus. Xanthochymus Roxb. Garcinia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Clusiaceae native to Asia, America, Garcinia subelliptica, known as fukugi in Japan.

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Remember me Forgot password? Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Send a request for permission. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Flowering season is March-May and fruiting in Octboer-February. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Garcinia species flowers are dioecious with separate male and female plants, pseudobisexual, i. Pollination is entomophilous i. Royal Norwegian Embassy grants. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates. Seeds may be dispersed by autochory i.

Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. Evergreen trees, about m tall, with a dense pyramidal crown, wood moderately hard, dark grayish brown to yellowish brown, bark dark brown or blackish brown, exfoliating in small round flakes, branches opposite, drooping, glabrous, angular, usually dilated below nodes, latex resinous, thick, white or pale green, becoming yellow when exposed in bark and branches.


Leaves simple, opposite, very variable, linear lanceolate-oblong to ovate, about x cm across, base cuneate to acute, margins entire, apex acute to acuminate, subrepand, coriaceous, dark green, shiny, glabrous above and paler beneath, midrib impressed above and prominent beneath, lateral veinsirregular with oblique parallel short veins between, arched and anastomising near the margins, about mm apart, veinlets reticulate, petiole stout, thick and angular, about Inflorescence axillary, flowered cymes or fascicles.

Flowers heterochlamydeous, dioecious, cream or white colored, about 1. Fruit xanthoochymus berry, subglobose, about 6 x 7 cm across, xantbochymus, smooth, apex pointed, tip about mm long, encased by persistent sepals and stigma.

Seedsoblong ovoid, about 3. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic xanthocgymus of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. May also be referred to include anatomy. A small middle sized evergreen tree with a dense narrow crown. Generally found near riverbank i. Leaves dark green, 40 cm long and 5- 8 xantjochymus width, narrowly oblong or oblong lanceolate, shining. The fruit is 4cm-6cm in dia.

Garcinia xanthochymus – Useful Tropical Plants

Garcinia species are susceptible to various insect pests, virus and fungi, affecting leaves, fruits and roots. Description of diseases that the organism is subject to.

Disease-causing organisms can also be listed under associations. In evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, altitude m.

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Fruits are edible, also used to make juices, jams and medicines. Resin is used for dyeing, cultivated for fruits, used in folk medicine. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. The ripe fruit which is very acidic can be eaten raw or cooked with other vegetables.

The fruit which exudes golden yellow juices can be eaten by roasting or boiling.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Published on the Internet http: Published on the Internet; http: An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: Garicnia Printers, New Delhi.

Accessed 15 Jan Downloaded on 17 August In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Thirty-six species of orthopteroids belonging to 30 genera, and four families were recorded in diff The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Studies on morphology and ethnobotany of Six species of Garcinia L.

Clusiaceae found in the Brahmaput The paper focus ethnobotany and Taxonomy of six species Garcinia occuring in Assam. The paper focus on Morphology and Ethnobotany of six species of Garcinia found in Brahmapura val Tree s pecies d iversity in t ropical f orests of Barak v alley in Assam, India Desc: Database xwnthochymus occurrence and distribution of floral species provides useful information for xanthocnymus Tree species diversity in tropical forests of Barak valley in Assam, India Desc: To enumerate the tree species diversity of tropical forests, 89 belt-transects was laid in diffe Larval host plants of the xanthochymmus of the Western Ghats, India Desc: We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Technology Biodiversity in India.

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