Mangifera minutifolia (PROSEA)

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Mangifera minutifolia Evrard

Family: Anacardiaceae

Vernacular names

  • Vietnam: xoai ru'ng.




The fruit is edible. The wood is soft, white and of poor quality.


  • Tree, up to 25 m tall.
  • Leaves very dense and small, 4-5 cm × 1.5 cm, coriaceous.
  • Fruit an ovoid drupe, size of an egg, hardly fibrous and with a small seed.

The species is rare and very poorly known.

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