Mangifera foetida

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Mangifera foetida
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Mangifera
Species:
M. foetida
Binomial name
Mangifera foetida

Mangifera foetida (also called horse mango, malmut, limus, bachang and machang) is a species of plant in the family Anacardiaceae. It is found in wet-land rainforest regions of Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Mangifera foetida from Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
'Mangifera foetida' in Malaysia

The fruit is edible. However, young fruits extrude sap that can cause blisters[citation needed]. Mature fruits have a strong smell[citation needed].

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Mangifera foetida". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T31392A9625288. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T31392A9625288.en. Retrieved 16 December 2017.

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