Garcinia lanceifolia

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Garcinia lanceifolia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
G. lanceifolia
Binomial name
Garcinia lanceifolia

Garcinia lanceifolia is an endemic medicinal evergreen plant with edible fruit native to Asia, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar. It has been used by various ethnic communities across North-Eastern India for treatment of dysentery, dyspepsia and biliousness etc. It is also used as pickles in various North Eastern Indian cuisines.[1]

It is locally known as 'Rupohi Thekera' (ৰূপহী থেকেৰা) or 'Kon Thekera' (কণ- থেকেৰা) in Assamese, Pelh in Mizo, Thisuru in Garo, Dieng-soh-jadu in Khasi and Khanada.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bora, Nilutpal Sharma; Kakoti, Bibhuti Bhusan; Gogoi, Barnali (2014-10-30). "Study on Antibacterial Activity of the Bark of Garcinia lanceifolia Roxb". International Scholarly Research Notices. 2014: 784579. doi:10.1155/2014/784579. PMC 4897362. PMID 27437444. Retrieved 2020-07-04.

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