Common Garcinia

Garcinia subelliptica
Fukugi Tree (Garcinia subelliptica) 1.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Garcinia
Species:
G. subelliptica
Binomial name
Garcinia subelliptica
Merr. 1908

Garcinia subelliptica, the happiness tree, or Fukugi tree is a species of Garcinia found in the coastal forest of Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan (Gaoxiong, Huoshao Dao, cultivated in Taibei), Indonesia (Java) and Japan (Ryukyu Islands)

Tree 6–20 meters high with ovate-oblong, or elliptical thick leathery leaves. Fruits are yellow smooth with 1-4 seeds.

Garcinia subelliptica is the floral emblem of Mobuto and Tarama on Okinawa.

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