Mangas — Hindi name for the fruit. Latin ferre — to bear.
Trees. Leaves simple, alternate, entire; stipules absent. Flower clusters terminal or axillary. Flowers either bisexual or unisexual. Sepals and petals 4-5. Stamens (1-)5(-12) but generally only 1 fertile.ovary with 1 chamber. Fruit more or less ovoid, slightly asymmetric and slightly compressed drupe; seed flattened.
40-60 species from Indomalesia.
Seed; cultivars by budding and grafting.
M. indica is the commercial Mango.
Trees with large, fleshy, more or less yellow ripe fruits and displaced styles.
Source: (2002). Anacardiaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.