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Garcinia cambogia Willd.

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Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX2280.

In 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh reports that this species "grows to be a tree of considerable size in the forests of Travancore". He adds that "it flowers in February and March, and its fruit ripens in June and July".

Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.621.

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Location

South Asia

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