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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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Kundong can be eaten raw or cooked. Uses Eaten fresh out of hand or dried and used for flavoring other foods. Native to the island of Borneo, occurs naturally both in Brunei and Malaysia. Garcinia nervosa Mountain Garcinia. Occasionally cultivated, but frequently grown as a dooryard tree throughout the region. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Garcinia spicata Garcinia spicata.


Seeds are not available for the Brunei Cherry. The kundong barcinia through seeds that take around six months to germinate. Male flowers, with most of the petals removed Photograph by: Retrieved from ” https: Description Small or medium sized tree a bit like the mangosteen in appearance. Male flowers Photograph by: Highly esteemed in Borneo.

Brunei Cherry – Garcinia parvifolia

The tree grows quickly and once planted can produce fruit in as little as 4 years. In other projects Wikispecies. For the Australian fruit Quandong, see Santalum acuminatum. 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.

Parvifopia descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Brunei Cherry Garcinia parvifolia a. Clusia lanceolata Balsam Apple. Younger fruits are used to produce a sour taste in other types of food, such as curry.

Seed Availability Seeds are not available for the Brunei Cherry. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Clusia rosea Autograph Tree.


Views Read Edit View history. The bark, wood, leaves, and fruit of the kundong tree are used by humans.

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Stages in ripening Photograph by: Garcinia parvifolia Brunei Cherry. Not for the casual reader. Cherry sized fruit with a red to yellow skin and a juicy, slightly tart white pulp.

Garcinia parvifolia

Close-up of the leaves Photograph by: If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. CS1 German-language sources de Articles with ‘species’ microformats. For the Malay fruit Kundang, see Bouea macrophylla.