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.