Friday, January 15, 2010

Mango Fruit

A tree of East Asian origin that is widely cultivated I tropical areas for its fruit, the mango. Magifera indica, belongs to the cheshew family, Anacardiaceae. The genus Magifera contains about 60 species of jungle trees whose fruits and fibrous, acrid and sometimes toxic, with a flavor that has been likened to turpentine. Centuries of selection have produced varieties that are free of both fibers and offensive flavor.
In the regions where they are grown, mangoes are important food crop. Their principal growing area is still tropical Asia, although they were introduced into the Western Hemisphere in the early 1700s and are now successfully cultivated in Caribbean countries as well as in Florida and California. The tree is tolerant of a wide range of rainfall but needs a period of dry weather at the time the fruits are formed.


The mango tree bear a sweat fruit that is an important food source for the inhabitants of tropical countries. The tree is an evergreen that grows up to 27 m (90 ft) tall.

In Indonesia Mango have vary that come from many place spread in Indonesian archipelago. Every area have different kind like Indramayu Mango or called as Manalagi Mango, Arumanis Mango, Apple Mango and many others.

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