Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Garcinia pedunculata Roxb. ex Buch.-Ham.

Family: Clusiaceae Genus: Garcinia Species: Garcinia pedunculata Roxb. ex Buch.-Ham.






Synonym Garcinia acuminata Planch. & Triana,  Garcinia elliptica Wall. ex Wight Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Avetasa, Monkey fruit Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Garcinia Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Heibung Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit yellow, large, oblate, concave on both ends when mature, 10-18 × 11-20 Cm, smooth; fruiting pedicel 5-6 cm. seeds 8-10 reniform
Habitat Occurs in evergreen or semi evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Asia, Australia, tropical and southern Africa and Polynesia Bark Details Bark is smooth, and dark brown in color; blaze white
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species Trees ca. 20 m tall, bark thick, corky; branchlets obtusely 4-angled or subterete, striate, lenticellate, glabrous Leaf Details Leaves obovate or oblanceolate, 6-12 in. long and 3-5.5 in. broad, rather leathery, with a stout midrib

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details