The plant is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit and gum-resin, that has medicinal and various other uses. The tree is also cultivated outside its native. Synonym: Cambogia gummi-gutta L.; Garcinia cambogia(Gaertn.) Desr. Vernacular names: Tamil: Gorakkapuli, Heela, Kottukkappuli, Panampuli. Malayalam. Descriptions and articles about Garcinia gummi-gutta in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive Description; Distribution; Physical Descri.
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Garcinia gummi-gutta – Useful Tropical Plants
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Goraka Sri Lanka. Malabar Tamarind Or Kerala Tamarind.
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NUTRITIONAL VALUES, BENEFITS AND USES OF GARCINIA GUMMI-GUTTA
Habit Trees up to 12 m tall. Branches and Branchlets Branches drooping; young branchlets subterete, glabrous. Exudates Latex yellow, profuse.
Leaves Leaves simple, opposite, decussate; petiole Fruit and Seed Berry, globose, grooved, to 5 cm in diameter; many seeded. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.
Singh Garcinia gummi-gutta L.
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Frequent understorey tree in evergreen forests up to m. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Related observations Show all. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.
Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.
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Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Encyclopedia guttz Life EOL. Appendix 1 -Report on the community’s use of various tree and plant species in the region Desc: The present study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm Syzygium kanarense – a rare and critically endangered species of the Western Ghats has been redisco Forest evergreenness and tree endemism in the central Western Ghats, southern India Desc: Forests of the Western Ghats are well known for their evergreenness and high endemism.
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