Garcinia mangostana L.

Common name

English: Mangosteen

German: Mangostane

Mandarin: 莽吉柿 (mang ji shi)

Portuguese: Mangostão, Mangustin

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Theales (14)

        Family: Clusiaceae (11) (family description)

          Genus: Garcinia (1)

           Epithet: mangostana L. (1)

mangostana => malay, possibly derived from 'manggis' - sweet

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: pink, yellow

External links

Check for Garcinia mangostana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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