Nine xanthones, parvixanthones A-I (1–9), isolated from the dried bark of Garcinia parvifolia, were found to have a common 1,3,6,7-oxygenated. Brunei Cherry. Garcinia parvifolia. a.k.a. Asam aur aur. Cherry sized fruit with a red to yellow skin and a juicy, slightly tart white pulp. Highly esteemed in Borneo. Garcinia parvifolia (Miq.) Miq., Ann. Mus. Lugd. Bat. 1 (). Latin for ‘small leaves’. Synonyms Garcinia globulosa Ridl. Garcinia tetangies Boerl. Rhinostigma.

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Mammea americana Mamey Apple. Uses Eaten fresh out of hand or dried and used for flavoring other foods. Now containing plants. Garcinia spicata Garcinia spicata. Seed Availability Seeds are not available for the Brunei Cherry.

Garcinia parvifolia

The kundong propagates through seeds that take around six months to germinate. Garcinia nervosa Mountain Garcinia.

Each factsheet has good quality pictures plus basic information on the ecology and uses of the plants. CS1 German-language sources de Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Last update on How many fingers does the typical human have? The fruit is about the size of a cherry and looks similar to a purple mangosteenhence the nicknames Brunei cherry interchangeable with Borneo cherry and red mangosteen.


For the Malay fruit Kundang, see Bouea macrophylla. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Garcinia acuminata Sour Bacuri. Retrieved from ” https: In Borneo the bark of the tree is used garcinai produce resinwhile the wood is used in furniture or for carving. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. For the Australian fruit Quandong, see Garciniz acuminatum. Clusia lanceolata Balsam Apple. Kundong trees grow in the humid interior of Borneo.

The tree grows quickly and once planted can produce fruit in as little as 4 years. Younger fruits are used to produce a sour taste in other types of food, such as curry. Please visit our seed store to view current selections.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use pparvifolia Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Seeds are not available for the Brunei Cherry. Native to the island of Borneo, occurs naturally both in Brunei and Malaysia.

Clusia rosea Autograph Tree. Male flowers, with most of the petals removed Photograph by: Garcinia cochinchinensis False Mangosteen.

Garcinia parvifolia

Cherry sized fruit with a red to yellow skin and a juicy, slightly tart white pulp. Not for the casual reader.


Views Read Edit View history. The juvenile leaves of the tree are eaten as a vegetable. Occasionally cultivated, but frequently grown as a dooryard tree throughout the region. Garcinai in ripening Photograph by: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Male flowers Photograph by: Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Brunei Cherry Garcinia parvifolia a. Garcinia intermedia Lemon Drop Mangosteen. Garcinia parvifolia Brunei Cherry. Garcinia hombroniana Seashore Mangosteen.

Highly esteemed in Borneo. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals.

Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Description Small or medium sized tree a bit like the mangosteen in appearance. Close-up of the leaves Photograph by: Garcinia praniana Button Mangosteen.