Mangifera duperreana (PROSEA)

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Mangifera duperreana Pierre

Family: Anacardiaceae


  • Phanrangia poilanei Tard.

Vernacular names

  • Indo-China: queo, svai prey, xoai
  • Thailand: mamuang kau.


Indo-China and Thailand, but very rare.


The fruits are small and inferior, but contain a white edible flesh with a turpentine taste. The wood is whitish, used as timber.


  • Tree, 30-40 m tall.
  • Leaves oblong to obovate, 13-30 cm long.
  • Stamens 10-12, 5-6 of which are fertile.
  • Fruit an oblongoid drupe, small.

On rocks in lowland forests, flowering December-March, fruiting April-May.

Selected sources

  • Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam (various authors), 1960-. Vol. 1-24. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Mukherjee, S.K., 1985. Systematic and ecogeographic studies on crop genepools 1. Mangifera L. IBPGR, Rome. 86 pp.


P.C.M. Jansen, J. Jukema, L.P.A. Oyen, T.G. van Lingen