Mangifera sylvatica (PROSEA)
Mangifera sylvatica Roxb.
- Family: Anacardiaceae
- Burma: hseng-neng-thayet
- Thailand: muang-kluai, ma-muang-pa.
India, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia.
The small fruits are edible with sweet and sour taste.
- Tree, up to 24 m tall.
- Leaves lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, coriaceous.
- Flowers white, 1 fertile stamen.
- Fruit an ovoid drupe, beaked, smaller than the common mango, yellow, fibrous.
In lowland primary and secondary forests on hillsides, flowering in January-March and September-October, fruiting in May-June and in December-January.
- 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