Garcinia gummi-gutta is a tropical species of Garcinia native to Indonesia. Common names include Garcinia cambogia as well as brindleberry, Malabar tamarind,and #kudampuli . This fruit looks like a small pumpkin and is green to pale yellow in color.
Garcinia gummi-gutta is grown for its fruit in Southeast Asia, coastal Karnataka/Kerala, India, and west and central Africa. It thrives in most moist forests.
Garcinia gummi-gutta is one of several closely related Garcinia species from the plant family Clusiaceae.With thin skin and deep vertical lobes, the fruit of G. gummi-gutta and related species range from about the size of an orange to that of a grapefruit; G. gummi-gutta looks more like a small yellowish, greenish, or sometimes reddish pumpkin.The color can vary considerably. When the rinds are dried and cured in preparation for storage and extraction, they are dark brown or black in color.
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