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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Seed Availability Seeds are not available for the Brunei Cherry. Garcinia parvifolia Brunei Cherry. Close-up of the leaves Photograph by: This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat Growing Environment Seems to prefer a humid tropical environment.

Garcinia parvifolia

For the Malay fruit Kundang, see Bouea macrophylla. Male flowers, with most of the petals removed Photograph by: The juvenile leaves of the tree are eaten as a vegetable. Garcinia spicata Garcinia spicata. Garcinia parvifoliathe KundongBrunei cherry or Asam aur auris a tropical evergreen tree native to the island of Borneo.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Native to the island of Borneo, occurs naturally both in Brunei and Malaysia. Stages in ripening Photograph by: Clusia rosea Autograph Tree. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals.


Garcinia hombroniana Seashore Mangosteen. The tree grows quickly and once planted can produce fruit in as little as 4 years. Views Read Edit View history. Garcinia cochinchinensis False Mangosteen. Not for the casual reader. Male flowers Photograph by: Brunei Cherry Garcinia parvifolia a.

Garcinia parvifolia (Miq.) Miq. — The Plant List

Each factsheet has good quality pictures plus basic information on the ecology and uses of the plants. Description Small or medium sized tree a bit like the mangosteen in appearance. Cherry parvfiolia fruit with a red to yellow skin and a juicy, slightly tart white pulp.

Occasionally cultivated, but frequently grown as a dooryard tree throughout the region. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

In other projects Wikispecies. The bark, wood, leaves, and fruit of the kundong tree are used by humans. Garcinia nervosa Mountain Garcinia. Last update on By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Highly esteemed in Borneo. Clusia lanceolata Balsam Apple. Kundong trees grow in the humid interior of Borneo.

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. Garcinia acuminata Sour Bacuri. Kundong can be eaten raw or cooked. Now containing plants.


If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Younger fruits are used to produce a sour taste in other types of food, such as curry. CS1 German-language sources de Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc.

Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

Garcinia parvifolia

Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. How many fingers parvifklia the typical human have? Uses Eaten fresh out of hand or dried and used for flavoring other foods.

For the Australian fruit Quandong, see Santalum acuminatum. Garcinia praniana Button Mangosteen.