SCIENTIFIC NAME: Garcinia spp.
FAMILY: Guttiferae (Clusiaceae)

Editor's Note: Many species formerly named Garcinias have been renamed as Rheedias. There is a great deal of confusion and controversy in the botanical world about the definitions of these names and plants. In these older articles from the RFCA newsletter, most are called 'Garcinias'.

Asam Gelugor: Garcinia atroviridis
Kadis: Garcinia barrettiana
Kusu: Garcinia cola
Yellow Mangosteen: Garcinia dulcis
Garcinia kebia
Imbe, Cooktown Mangosteen: Garcinia livingstonei
Mangosteen: Garcinia mangostana
Garcinia mestooni
Button Mangosteen, Cherapu: Garcinia prainiana
Gamboge: Garcinia tinctoria, G. xanthochymus
Bacupari: Rheedia brasiliensis
Bacuparizeiro: Rheedia gardneriana
Charichuela, Bacuri-Pari: Rheedia macrophylla
Madruno, Madrono: Rheedia madruno

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Primary Reference.Purple Mangosteen - Fact And Folklore, January 1981
Primary Reference.Cultural Needs of Grafted Mangosteens, July 1983
Primary Reference.The Mangosteen, Precocity, Yield and Profit, September 1983
Primary Reference.Some Tropical Fruits - Mangosteen, November 1984
Primary Reference.Effect of Seed Size on Mangosteen Seedlings, November 1986
Primary Reference.Mangosteen, September 1989
Primary Reference.My 3½-Year-Old Mangosteen, January 1990
Primary Reference.Mangosteen Secrets Divulged, July 1990
Primary Reference.Postharvest Ripening and Packing of Mangosteen, September 1991
Primary Reference.The Mangosteen Alternative, March 1992
Primary Reference.Asam Gelugor, Garcinia atroviridis, March 1993
Primary Reference.More On The Mangosteen, May 1994
Primary Reference.Yellow Mangosteen, September 1994
Primary Reference.The Imbe, November 2000
 Malaysia Revisited, January 1981
 Where Do Our Tropical Fruits Come From?, September 1981
 Tropical Fruit Landscaping, May 1982
 Tolerable Minimum Temperatures, March 1988
 How Far South?, November 1982
 How The Cold Weather Affected Our Trees, November 1982
 Exotic Fruits For Specified Areas, September 1983
 Journey To Brazil, September 1984
 Exotic Fruit And Their Uses, January 1985
 Fruit For Thought - Other Garcinias, November 1985
 Tropical Fruit Fiesta, March 1986
 Report On Dr. Coronel's Visit At The Cardwell/Johnstone Branch, November 1987
 Pollination Requirements Of Some Tropical Crops, January 1988
 Tolerable Minimum Temperatures, March 1988
 Tropical Fruit Food Composition Table, July 1988
 Fruits Of 1887, January 1989
 Sugar Apples, Canistel and Mangosteen - Some Miscellaneous Comments, November 1989
 A Comprehensive Guide To Tropical And Subtropical Fruits, January 1990
 Recent Developments In Vegetative Propagation Of Some Tropical Fruit Trees, May 1990
 Tropical And Sub Tropical Fruit And Nut Cultivar Recommendations For North Queensland, November 1991
 Fruit Exploration In South America, July 1992
 Flecker Botanic Gardens - Cairns, January 1993
 Nutritional Facts About Tropical Fruits And Vegetables, November 1994
 A Trip Around The Brisbane Botanical Gardens, May 1994
 The Backyard Garden, January 1995
 Rootstocks, September 1995
 Visit To Viet Nam, September 1995
 Growing Two Ultra Tropicals In South Florida, November 1995
 Delayed Incompatibility In Grafting Tropical Fruit Trees, September 1996
 Ten Days In Brazil, August 1997
 Horticultural Bits And Pieces, August 1999
 Protecting Fruit Trees From Cyclone Blow-Over, August 2001
 Mycorrhizae - Latest Horticultural Breakthrough, December 2001
 Fruit Trees Species List, August 2002

DATE: 2011 February 25

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