Not even a mangosteen sprinkled with sugar could awaken his enthusiasm.
The durian and mangosteen are the most remarkable, and have already been described.
There are three species of the mangosteen tree, but of only one, the Garania mangostina, is the fruit edible.
No fruit in the world has won such praises as the mangosteen.
The season of the mangosteen is the same with that of the durian.
Here, for the first time, we indulged in that delicious fruit the mangosteen.
Pine-apples and mangosteen, velvety rambootan and smooth-skinned dookoo.
Those celebrated fruits, the mangosteen and the Durian, are natives of this region, and will hardly grow out of the Archipelago.
Better than the mangosteen I like the mango, a long pear-shaped fruit with a yellow skin, full of juice, and most luscious.
Among the fruits which we have tasted for the first time the mangosteen and the rambutan are rivals in popularity.