trade
search plant database and seed store
Plant Informational Database

Yellow Mangosteen

Randia fitzalanii

a.k.a. Native Gardenia

Baseball sized, yellow skinned fruit with a flavor supposedly resembling a mangosteen.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Yellow Mangosteen. Please visit our seed store to view current selections.

Description

Unrelated to the tropical mangosteen, the Yellow Mangosteen is a small tree, usually growing to only 10-20ft. White flowers are borne during some seasons and have a pleasant gardenia-like scent (the Yellow Mangosteen is related to the common gardenia).

Hardiness

Unknown.

Growing Environment

Cultural information is scarce, but trees seem to grow well in moist, warm environments, though they are probably hardy to brief frosts.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh. The tree is also commonly grown for its pretty white flowers, which have a strong, fragrant gardenia scent.

Native Range

Native to Australia.

Additional Pictures

banner

Related Species

Rubiaceae  
Alibertia edulis
Marmelada
Coffea arabica
Coffee
Coffea canephora
Robusta Coffee
Coffea fadenii
Coffea fadenii
Coffea liberica
Liberian Coffee
Coffea mongensis
Coffea mongensis
Deppea splendens
Golden Fuchsia
Gardenia thunbergia
White Gardenia
Genipa americana
Genip
Genipa infudibuliformes
Smooth Genip
Ixora coccinea
Ixora
Morinda citrifolia
Noni
Posoqueria latifolia
Needle Flower Tree
Psychotria carthaginensis
Sameruca
Randia aculeata
White Indigoberry
Randia fitzalanii
Yellow Mangosteen
Randia formosa
Blackberry Jam Fruit
Sarcocephalus xanthoxylon
Ndea