Mangosteen is a tropical evergreen plant belonging to the Clusiaceae family. The fruit has a rounded purple-red color and in the upper part there is a covering similar to a flower. The peel of the mangosteen is quite soft when the fruit is fresh and stiffens as the fruit ages. The white pulp inside is divided into segments. The taste is very sweet.
Mangosteen is a typical fruit of vast areas of South-East Asia. It is widely cultivated and used in countries such as Thailand, India, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines, but also Australia and Hawaii.
Indonesia – Vietnam – Thailandia