Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Clusiaceae — the mangosteens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of plants, including the mangosteen tree (Garcinia Mangostana), found in the islands of the Indian Archipelago; -- so called in honor of Dr. Garcin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of trees, of the order Guttiferæ, having a yellow juice, opposite coriaceous leaves, and a fleshy fruit with a thick rind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens

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Examples

  • a small, sweet, purple fruit called Garcinia cambogia.

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  • Unlike the two associations described above, they are relatively species - poor, but rich in gregarious Cluciaceae such as Garcinia conrauna and G. nobilis.

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  • Mangosteen is recognized by other names such as Garcinia mangostana L., manggis, mangostan or mangis.

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  • Garcinia cambogia, one of Slim Weight Patch ' s ingredients, gets a somewhat better B grade, which means there ' s good scientific evidence that it works.

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  • A Natural Standard report on Hydroxycitric acid, a main ingredient in Garcinia, found mixed results for weight loss, with some trials showing a benefit and others showing no improvement.

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  • Sites sampled in the past included the following plentiful or notable species: at 250 m, Garcinia intermedia, Pouteria sp. and Schizolobium parahybum; at 450 m, Ardisia tigrina, Pharus cornutus (rare), Smilax subpubescens and Ternstroemia tepezapote; at 600 m, Lobelia and Welfia sp. and Satyria warscewiczii.

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • The impenetrable semi-evergreen forest in the central and eastern areas are dominated by trees such as Aphanamixis polystachya, Talauma hodgsonii, Dillenia indica, Garcinia tinctoria, Ficus rumphii, Cinnamomum bejolghota, and species of Syzygium.

    Kaziranga National Park, India

  • Grind the grated fresh coconut, cilantro, green chillies, Garcinia indica, Koli masala to a fine paste with little water.

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  • The herb Garcinia at 300 milligrams seems to work by the same mechanism, through changing ATP levels.

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  • One study showed that Garcinia decreased body weight by 5 percent in eight weeks.

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