Taxon: Garcinia mangostana L.

 
Genus: Garcinia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt.Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 71011
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:443. 1753
Name Verified on: 22-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (actually aril eaten fide Pl Book)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    • :
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Malaysia

References:

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