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Garcinia livingstonei (Livingstone's garcinia)

Synonyms: Garcinia angolensis; Garcinia baikieana; Garcinia baikieana var. togoensis; Garcinia ferrandii; Garcinia ferrandii var. affinis; Garcinia kilossaria; Garcinia pallidinervia; Garcinia pendula

Wikipedia Abstract

Garcinia livingstonei (African mangosteen, lowveld mangosteen, Livingstone's garcinia or imbe) is a species of Garcinia, native to a broad area of tropical Africa, from Côte d'Ivoire east to Somalia, and south to South Africa.It is an evergreen small tree, growing to 6–18 m tall. The leaves are borne in opposite pairs or whorls of 3–4, each leaf blue-green, oval, 6–11 cm long and 3–5.5 cm broad. The flowers are produced in clusters on the stems.
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Attributes

Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [2]  0.732
Structure [1]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
East Usambara Biosphere Reserve 222395 Tanzania  
Kruger National Park II 4718115 Mpumalanga, South Africa

Predators

Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly)[3]
Neotragus moschatus (suni)[4]
Papio cynocephalus (yellow baboon)[5]
Spinaspidiotus fissidens[6]

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Citations

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1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
2Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
3Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004.
4Co-existence and niche segregation of three small bovid species in southern Mozambique, Herbert H.T. Prins, Willem F. de Boer, Herman van Oeveren, Augusto Correia, Jorge Mafuca and Han Olff, 2006 East African Wild Life Society, Afr. J. Ecol., 44, 186–198
5Diet and habitat overlap in two sympatric primate species, the Tana crested mangabey Cercocebus galeritus and yellow baboon Papio cynocephalus, G WAHUNGU, Afr. J. Ecol. 1998, Volume 36, pages 159-173
6Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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