Kokam is a slender evergreen small tree with drooping branches. It is a dioecious tree growing up to 18 mtr high. The fruit is spherical, purple, not grooved having 5-8 seeds compressed in an acid pulp.
Indian name for Kokam:
Hindi : Kokam Bengali : Kokam Gujarati : Kokan Kannada : Murgala Malayalam : Punampulli Marathi : Amsol, Katambi, Kokam, Ratamba Punjabi : Kokam Tamil : Murgal
Foreign name for Kokam:
English : Indian Tallow tree/Garcinia French : Brindonnier Japanese : Garushinia
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