Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Garcinia intermedia - Lemon Drop Mangosteen
Edible Portion: Fruit
An erect tree. It grows 5-12 m tall. It can be 30 m tall. It has yellow latex. The leaves are simple and opposite and narrowly oval.. The leaf blades are 8-25 cm long by 3-9 cm wide. The flowers are clustered in the axils of the leaves. They are greenish white. The fruit are 3-4 cm long. The fruit are oval and yellowish-orange. The flesh is white. There is one seed.
Asia, Belize, Brazil, Central America*, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, North America, Pacific, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, SE Asia, South America, USA, West Indies,