Garcinia macrophylla

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Garcinia macrophylla
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
G. macrophylla
Binomial name
Garcinia macrophylla

Rheedia benthamiana Planch. & Triana.
Rheedia gardneriana Planch. & Triana
Rheedia macrantha Standl. & Steyerm.
Rheedia macrophylla (Mart.) Planch. & Triana

Garcinia macrophylla, common name: achachairú, is a Garcinia species found in Brazil in 1841[1] It is found in the Amazonian montane forests, at altitudes of 50–400 m. In climates with mean annual temperatures of 26–28 °C and mean annual rainfall of 1,500–4,000 mm. In Bolivia, this species is intercropped with cocoa for their edible fruits and shade.[2]


  1. ^ "Garcinia macrophylla in Tropicos".
  2. ^ Schneider, M.; Andres, C.; Trujillo, G.; Alcon, F.; Amurrio, P.; Perez, E.; Weibel, F.; Milz, J. (July 2017). "COCOA AND TOTAL SYSTEM YIELDS OF ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL AGROFORESTRY VS. MONOCULTURE SYSTEMS IN A LONG-TERM FIELD TRIAL IN BOLIVIA". Experimental Agriculture. 53 (3): 351–374. doi:10.1017/S0014479716000417. ISSN 0014-4797.

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