Kingdom: Plantae
Sub division: Angiosperm
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Mangifera
Species: Indica
Scientific name: Mangifera indica
Origin: South East Asia
Chromosome number: 2n=40 (Allopoliploid or amphidiploid)
Fruit type: Drup/Stone
Edible part: Mesocarp

       History of mango was associated with the history of human civilization. Record suggested that it has been cultivated in Indian subcontinent for well over 4000 years from now. It is always been the favorite of the king and commoners because of its luscious taste and captivating flavor.
           Mango originated in Southeast Asia, where references to the fruit are documented in Hindu writings dating back to 4000 B.C. Buddhist monks cultivated the fruit and in fact, the mango is considered to be a sacred fruit in the region because is is said that Buddha himself meditated under a mango tree. Mango need a tropical climate
       The leaves of the tree are are shiny and dark green. They are either elliptical or lanceolate with long petioles and a leathery texture.
       The flowers are produced in terminal panicles 10–40 cm (3.9–15.7 in) long; each flower is small and white with five petals 5–10 mm (0.20–0.39 in) long,
      Mango is juicy stone fruit (drupe belongs to the cashew family Anacardiaceae. It is native to South Asia, national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines and the national tree of Bangladesh.
        A common monoembryonic cultivar is 'Alphonso', an important export cultivar, considered as "the king of mango. Haden was a seedling of the Mulgoba, which is a seedling brought to Florida by the USDA from India during the late 1800s. The current world market is dominated by the cultivar 'Tommy Atkins', a seedling of 'Haden' that first fruited in 1940 in southern Florida and was initially rejected commercially by Florida researchers. Mango contains a unique xanthonoid called mangiferin.


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