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Taxon: Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy

 
Genus: Garcinia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt.Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 311275
Place of publication: A. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 1:561. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (source of kokum fat or Goa butter fide Blicher-Mathiesen, Econ Bot 48:236; Dict Econ Pl)
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Blicher-Mathiesen, U. 1994. Borneo Illipe, a fat product from different Shorea spp. (Dipterocarpaceae). Econ. Bot. 48:236.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  5. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  6. Maheshwari, J. K. 1965. Taxonomic studies on Indian Guttiferae. III. The genus Garcinia Linn. s.l.. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 6:127-128.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: in note
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  13. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:377.

Check other web resources for Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311275. Accessed 18 September 2019.