Garcinia afzelii

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Garcinia afzelii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
Species: G. afzelii
Binomial name
Garcinia afzelii

Garcinia afzelii is a species of small to medium tree in the Clusiaceae family. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon and Guinea.[1] It is sometimes called "bitter kola", but this name properly refers to G. kola.

It is endemic to tropical forests of West Africa.



  1. ^ Garcinia afzelii Engl. specimens: