Garcinia indica, a plant in the mangosteen family (Clusiaceae) is commonly known as kokum. It is a fruit-bearing tree that has culinary, pharmaceutical, and industrial uses. Garcinia indica is an evergreen, monoecious tree.
The tree can grow as high as 18 meters. On maturity, the trees attain a pyramid shape. The fruit of Garcinia indica is called kokum is an orange size purple colour berry with fleshy endocarp.