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][2] In Brazil there is currently research to use this fruit to combat cancer.[3][4][5][6]


  • Garcinia brasiliensis var. parvifolia Mart.
  • Garcinia gardneriana (Planch. & Triana) Zappi
  • Rheedia brasiliensis (Mart.) Planch. & Triana
  • Rheedia gardneriana Planch. & Triana
  • Rheedia spruceana Engl.


  1. ^ Mangosteen Madness
  2. ^ Sweeney, Patrick. "Research: Asia: Mangosteen Madness". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  3. ^ "Pure Asian Garcinia Cambogia Extract". 2016-10-06. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  4. ^ Pure Garcinia Cambogia Extract
  5. ^ Isto E
  6. ^ Anti-cancer

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