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Garcinia hombroniana "Seashore Mangosteen"

Garcinia hombroniana "Seashore Mangosteen"

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Garcinia hombroniana "Seashore Mangosteen" Seeds

Garcinia hombroniana, also known as "Seashore Mangosteen," is an evergreen tree that can be small to medium in size and has a pyramidal canopy of a treecrown. It has a potential height range of 9-36 meters and a furrows or groovesfluted the trunk of a treebole, which can be steeply Outgrowth at the base of a tree trunkbuttressed in larger trees. The fruit surrounding the seed has a delightful taste, reminiscent of peaches, with a sour flavor. The berry itself is bright rose-red, about 5cm in diameter, and contains many seeds while giving off a sweet aroma similar to apples.

This mid-canopy tree grows in littoral to sub-montane forests at elevations of up to 1,400 meters, often found on hillsides and ridges and also on limestone. It is frequently present in secondary forests as a pre-disturbance remnant tree. The tree is native to Southeast Asia, specifically in countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, and northern Australia.

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