Garcinia gardneriana

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Garcinia gardneriana
Fruta do Bacupari.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
Species: G. gardneriana
Binomial name
Garcinia gardneriana
(Planch. & Triana) Zappi

Garcinia gardneriana (Bacupari) is an evergreen, dioecious species of the genus Garcinia. It is distributed throughout South America's Amazon Basin and produces fruit with edible arils.[1] In Brazil there is currently research to use this fruit as a source to combat cancer.[2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mangosteen Madness
  2. ^ Isto E
  3. ^ Anti-cancer