Garcinia nigrolineata

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Garcinia nigrolineata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
Species: G. nigrolineata
Binomial name
Garcinia nigrolineata
Planch. ex T. Anders.

Garcinia kunstleri King

Garcinia nigrolineata[1] has been called "wild beaked Kandis" (from the Malay name – see below) and is a tree species in the family Clusiaceae.[2][3] The Catalogue of Life lists no subspecies.[2]

Description and Vernacular names[edit]

Garcinia nigrolineata is an Asian tropical forest under-storey tree some 10–14 m high;:[4] well-illustrated in Trees of Tropical of Asia. Leaves are approx. 100 x 35 mm. Flowers have 3 mm petals with 25 stamens in a head. Fruits are orange when mature, approx. 30 mm: developing from a 5-7 celled ovary.[4]

Names for this plant include:

  • Indonesian: Kandis Keling
  • Malay: Kandis Gajah, Kandis Jantan
  • Thai: ชะมวง Chamuang
  • Vietnamesebứa lằn đen[4] or bứa đen


  1. ^ Planch. ex T. Anders., 1874 In: Hook. f. Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 263
  2. ^ a b Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V., ed. "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  3. ^ World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World
  4. ^ a b c Phạm Hoàng Hộ (1999) Cây Cỏ Việt Nam: an Illustrated Flora of Vietnam vol. I publ. Nhà Xuẩt Bản Trẻ, HCMC, VN

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