Garcinia gardneriana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Garcinia gardneriana
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
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Garcinia gardneriana
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] In Brazil there is currently research to use this fruit as a source to combat cancer.[2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mangosteen Madness
  2. ^ Isto E
  3. ^ Anti-cancer