Cambodge (Kodampuli)

  • Scientific name: Garcinia gummi-gutta, Kodampuli (Tamil)

 

  • Place of origin: Indonesia, India.
     
  • Description: Small and medium sized tree with fruits resembling a pumpkin that can be used as tamarind in curries.

 

  • Grow best: In bright sunlight in well-drained soil.

 

  • Use: Fruit used in curries, in Ayurveda and in polishing gold and other metals.