Mangifera indica L.

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species : Mangifera indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mangifera indica L.
  • Common name : Mango Tree
  • Vernacular name : Aamra, Aamrah (San.); Mavu, Mavina mara (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13259, CJS 16177
  • Key identification features : A large spreading evergreen tree. Leaves are simple, oblong-lanceolate, acute or acuminate at apex. Flowers are small, bisexual, reddish-white or yellowish-green and borne on much-branched panicles. Stamens are reduced to a single fertile stamen. Fruit is a single-seeded fleshy drupe. Bark is grey-brown, furrowed, exfoliating.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : A sacrede tree; considered the king of fruits with several cultivars having varying flavours. More than 500 varieties of mango are cultivated in India for their large sweet edible fruits which are of high economic value.
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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