A round, yellow-orange fruit growing to 2" in diameter. Fruits have white pulp having (like many Garcinia's) a very good, sweet acidic flavor.
An evergreen tree growing to 15-30 feet. Features glossy leaves growing to 6". Flowers are both male and androgynous on same plants. Fruits ripen from October through January in its native range.
Probably not frost hardy.
Fruits are eaten fresh out of hand. There is some research into possible anti-cancer properties of this plant.
Native to the Amazon basin region of Brazil. This species is commonly cultivated in its native range and fruits are sometimes available in local markets.