Garcinia gardneriana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Bacupari)
Jump to: navigation, search
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]


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