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Garcinia megaphylla, Garcinia macrophylla, Rheedia macrophylla, Garcinia magnifolia, Rheedia magnifolia, Bacuru Pary, Bacuripari 

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Garcinia megaphylla, Garcinia macrophylla, Rheedia macrophylla, Garcinia magnifolia, Rheedia magnifolia

Bacuru Pary, Bacuripari
Family: Clusiaceae / Guttiferae
Origin: South America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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In some sources Garcinia megaphylla is indicated as synonim of Garcinia magnifolia.

It is found in Brazil in 1841, in the Amazonian montian forests.

Bacuripari is an evergreen tree with stiff, leathery leaves, growing 20-25 ft tall.

The fruit is very popular within its native range. It is commonly gathered from the wild, and is also sometimes cultivated, especially in home gardens, for the fruit which is widely sold in native markets. It is eaten raw or made into jams. The white, aril-like pulp is agreeably subacid. It has many medicinal properties.


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