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

ReferencesEdit

  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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