Mango tree, Mangifera indica

tree of the family Anacardiaceae
(Cotinus, Peruvian Pepper tree, Mango tree, Pistachio, Sumac)

India, Malaysia.
Habitat: tropical countries.
Height: 24 m tall.
Persistent foliage: oblong leaves, of 30 cm, pointed.
Flower 60 cm long with a long peduncle.
Fruit: the mango, oblong fruit of 15 cm, smooth, yellow-orange skin, yellow, very soft flesh (light terebinthe smell), sometimes stringy, nice to consume. The stone is flattened.
Use: cultivated tree for its "tropical" fruit.


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