Garcinia afzelii

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Garcinia afzelii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
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.[2] It is sometimes called "bitter kola", but this name properly refers to G. kola.

It is endemic to tropical forests of West Africa.


  1. ^ Hawthorne, W. (1998). "Garcinia afzelii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T34294A9851654. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T34294A9851654.en. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  2. ^ Garcinia afzelii Engl. specimens: