Definition of Garcinia hanburyi
1. Noun. Low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered.
Group relationships: Garcinia, Genus Garcinia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Literary usage of Garcinia hanburyi
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1. The Indian Forester (1896)
"The tree yielding Siam Gamboge (Garcinia hanburyi, Hook, f. ... is not quite complete, there is little doubt they belong to Garcinia hanburyi, Hook. f. ..."
2. Pharmacographia by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"He termed the drug a "novum gummi purgans," or also, Gummi de by Sir Joseph Hooker (Jour», of the Lin- takeable. 1 It has been named Garcinia hanburyi for ..."
3. Text-book of Botany and Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students of by Henry Kraemer (1908)
"Gamboge plant (Garcinia hanburyi). A branch showing the axillary pistillate flowers and pome-like fruits.—After Baillon. ..."
4. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"The red contents of the secretory organs of Garcinia hanburyi when dried form Gamboge. Family 5. Dipterocarpaceae.—Characterised by the great enlargement of ..."
5. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Henry Kraemer (1916)
"Gamboge plant (Garcinia hanburyi). A branch showing the axillary pistillate flowers and pome-like fruits.—After Bullion. longifolius of India and Vismia ..."