Garcinia quaesita

Common name in Sri Lanka is Goraka tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Goraka
Botanical Name  Garcinia quaesita
Origin of species  Native
Family  Clusiaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V7
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 02
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -5.6 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -3.5 -12 cm
-Width -1.5-6.5 cm
-Texture -Smooth
Conservation Status  Vulnerable
Growth Rate  Slow
Crown type  Round
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Wide range of soils
Impact on Soil  Add organic matter, soil erosion control
Salinity tolerance
Human uses  Fruit, Goraka(spice)
Economic Importance  Dried fruit, juice, jam, timber, medicine
Distribution  Low country wet zone and intermediate zone
Light preferences  Semi shade
Flowering time  April-May
Flower Color  Small white
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit