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Taxon: Garcinia xanthochymus Hook. f.

 
Genus: Garcinia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt.Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 70312
Place of publication: Fl. Brit. India 1:269. 1874
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/354179
Comment: for authorship see comment by J. D. Hooker on p. 259 of Fl. Brit. India
Name Verified on: 16-May-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-May-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 24 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • gambogetree  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • Mysore gamboge  (Source: F India) - English
  • sour mangosteen  (Source: F Viti) - English
  • asam kandis  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - Malay

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:175-177. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan, Guangxi (s.w.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Orissa, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]


References:

  1. Cooper, W. E. 2013. A taxonomic revision of Garcinia L. (Clusiaceae) in Australia, including four new species from tropical Queensland (Austrobaileya) 9:1-29.
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  4. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Maheshwari, J. K. 1965. Taxonomic studies on Indian Guttiferae. III. The genus Garcinia Linn. s.l. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 6:114.
  7. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  10. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  11. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  12. Smith, A. C. & S. P. Darwin 1974. Studies of Pacific Island plants: 28. The Guttiferae of the Fijian Region J. Arnold Arbor. 55:262.
  13. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  14. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:175.
  15. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  17. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia. 1995 (PrEcFr)

Check other web resources for Garcinia xanthochymus Hook. f. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?70312. Accessed 14 November 2018.