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Taxon: Garcinia madruno (Kunth) Hammel

Genus: Garcinia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt. Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 411002
Place of publication: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76:928. 1989
Name verified on: 27-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • madruno   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Rheedia acuminata]) – French
  • Marienbalsam   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Rheedia acuminata]) – German
  • charichuelo   (Source: Trees Peru [as Rheedia acuminata]) – Spanish
  • cozoiba   (Source: F VenGuay ) – Spanish
  • madroño   (Source: F VenGuay ) – Spanish
  • naranjita   (Source: F VenGuay ) – Spanish
  • ocoró   (Source: Trees Bolivia [as Rheedia madruno]) – Spanish
  • satro   (Source: Man CostaR ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Nicaragua [s.e.]; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Acre, Amazonas, Bahia, Mato Grosso, Para, Tocantins
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, La Paz, Santa Cruz; Colombia; Ecuador - Carchi, Esmeraldas, Napo, Pastaza; Peru

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Garcinia madruno (Kunth) Hammel:

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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