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Garcinia intermedia ID question
« on: September 21, 2019, 03:54:43 PM »
I have two plants of "lemon drop mangosteen" from two different sources and both look different. Is it due to variation among G. intermedia or they are two different species under one common name? I almost think that lemon drop #1 is in fact G. humilis (achachairu)

LEMON DROP #1






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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2019, 10:11:40 PM »
I have read that some people call Garcinia brasiliensis Garcinia intermedia, and vice versa. I do not know if that is the case here. Still too much of a noob.

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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2019, 10:55:35 PM »
Thank you. I have G. brazilians as well and after your comment I do think my lemon drop #2 looks more like my G. braziliensis than G. intermedia.
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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2019, 12:48:34 PM »
Anyone else can contribute? Any thought?
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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2019, 12:51:40 PM »
I have seedlings of both but they are still very small.  I'll check when I get home and post pictures.

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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2019, 02:46:04 PM »
I agree that #1 looks like achacha leaves
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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2019, 03:41:41 PM »
#1 Looks like my achacha
#2 Looks like my Luc's Garcinia

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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2019, 06:26:55 PM »
my seedling labelled achacha


the one labelled Lemon Drop

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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2019, 06:35:43 PM »
Thank you SKHAN and HIBACHIDRAMA. I guess #2 is more of a mystery. Whether #2 turns out to be G.braziliensis or Luc's Garcinia, either one is good :)

BRIAN, yours do look like achacha.
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Re: Garcinia intermedia ID question
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2019, 10:27:27 PM »
Could the second one be Garcinia mandro? The leaf looks similar to one I am growing under that name (your is more healthy than mine though).

 

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