Mangifera reba (PROSEA)

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Mangifera reba Pierre

Family: Anacardiaceae

Vernacular names

  • Cambodia: svai reba, svai meas
  • Vietnam: queo.


Cambodia, Vietnam (but not well known).


The fruit is large and edible.


  • Tree, 30 m tall.
  • Leaves oblong-lanceolate, 12-16 cm × 3-5 cm.
  • Stamens 5, 2 fertile.
  • Fruit an ellipsoid drupe, 7-8 cm long, apex situated lateral.

In forests, flowering in February-March, fruiting in March-April. The species is rare and near to extinction.

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