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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CS1 German-language sources de Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Not for the casual reader. Occasionally cultivated, but frequently grown as a dooryard tree throughout the region.

Clusia lanceolata Balsam Apple. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. In other projects Wikispecies.

Garcinia parvifolia

Please visit our seed store to view current parvifolai. Brunei Cherry Garcinia parvifolia a. 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. The kundong propagates through seeds that take garciniq six months to germinate. 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. Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The bark, wood, leaves, and fruit of the kundong tree are used by humans.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat In Borneo the bark of the tree is used to produce resinwhile the wood is used in furniture or for carving.

Uses Garfinia fresh out of hand or dried and used for flavoring other foods. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals.

Description Small or medium sized tree a bit like the mangosteen in appearance. Garcinia intermedia Lemon Drop Mangosteen.


Native to the island of Borneo, occurs naturally both in Brunei and Malaysia. Garcinia praniana Button Mangosteen. Kundong parbifolia grow in the humid interior of Borneo.

Garcinia parvifolia – Wikipedia

Clusia garcimia Autograph Tree. Kundong can be eaten raw or cooked. Male flowers, with most of the petals removed Photograph by: Each factsheet has good quality pictures plus basic information on the ecology and uses of the plants. Seed Availability Seeds are not available for the Brunei Cherry.

Garcinia nervosa Mountain Garcinia.

For the Australian fruit Quandong, see Santalum acuminatum. Last update on Growing Environment Seems to prefer a humid tropical environment. Now containing plants.

Stages in ripening Photograph by: Garcinia hombroniana Seashore Mangosteen. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.