- 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.