Mangifera indica L.

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
    (CASHEW or MANGO or SUMAC FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mangifera indica L.
  • Common name : Mango Tree, Cuckoo's joy
  • Vernacular name : Aam-ka-Pedh, Aam (Hindi); Mavu, Mavina mara (Kannada); Maamaram, Maa (Tamil); Mamidi chettu (Telugu); Aamra, Aamrah (Sanskrit); Amaram, Mavu, Moochi (Malayalam); Ambo, Amba (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Evergreen , semi-evergreen forests and widely cultivated. Known as king of fruits
  • Key identification features : Large spreading evergreen tree
  • Flower, Fruit : January-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : All Districts
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • Native : Indo-Malaysia
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Mangifera indica. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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