Langra

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Mango 'Langra'
Vikramshila Agrovet 2 Langra Mango farm, Mathurapur, Bhagalpur Bihar.JPG
'Langra' mangoes at a farm in Mathurapur Village, Shivnarayanpur, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India
Genus Mangifera
Cultivar 'Langra'

The Langra, also known as Banarasi Langra,[1] is a mango cultivar primarily grown in Banaras, Northern India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. [2][3] This cultivar retains a greenish tinge while ripening. It is normally harvested during the last half of July. Around 2006, it was known to be gaining popularity on the international market.[4] It is considered suitable for slicing and canning.[5]

Leaves[edit]

Langra mango tree

The leaf blades have an oval-lanceolate shape and are flat to slightly folded. The apexes are acuminate to sub-acuminate. The secondary veins are arranged as sub-opposite to alternate.[6] They have been measured as follows:

  • Length of blade: 21.93 cm
  • Length of lamina: 18.95 cm
  • Breadth of lamina: 4.75 cm
  • Length petioles 2.98 cm
  • Length of pulvinus region 1.20 cm
  • Length : breadth of lamina: 4.00
  • Length of pulvinus : petiole: 0.42
  • Length of lamina : petiole: 6.67 cm

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mango Malformation". Dkchakrabarti.com. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
  2. ^ http://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/20013012757.html;jsessionid=61A46491A72C1790DBA4BD7FB0F4AC25
  3. ^ "Varieties of Mango produced in West Bengal | Bengal Information - College, Admission, Events, Education, Tourism, Bengal Culture, Jobs". Bengal Information. 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-27. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
  5. ^ "Mango". Hort.purdue.edu. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
  6. ^ Chakraborti, Kalyan (1970-01-01). "Leaf Charactersand Measurements Of Mango Cultivars In | Kalyan Chakraborti". Academia.edu. Retrieved 2014-06-13.