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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 3:42:37 PM1/2/11
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Anacardiaceae (cashew family) » Spondias pinnata
Synonyms: Mangifera pinnata, Spondias mangifera
... Close relation with mango is well observed by the marriage of generic names and specific epithets !!


SPON-dee-as -- Greek name for plum
pin-NAY-tuh -- feather-shaped 


commonly known as
: Andaman mombin, Indian hog plum, Indian mombin, wild mango • Assamese: আমৰা aamrata • Bengali আমড়া aamada, আম্রাত aamraata, আম্রাতক aamraataka • Garo: amatenga • Gujarati: અંબાડાં ambaada • Hindi: अम्बाड़ा ambara, अम्बाड़ी ambari, अमरा amra, भृङ्गी फल bhringi-phal, मेटुला metula, पशु हरितकी pashu-haritaki, पीतन pitan • Khasi: dieng-sohpier • Konkani: आंबाडे ambade, आंबाडो ambado • Malayalam: അമ്പഴം ampazham • Manipuri: eikhoi • Marathi: अमडा amada, अंबाडा ambada, ढोलआंबा dholamba, खटांबा khatamba, रानआंबा ranamba • Mizo: tawitaw • Nepalese: अमारो amaro • Oriya: ambaada • Pali: अंबाटका ambataka • Sanskrit: आम्रात aamraata, अम्रातकः amraatakah, मेटुला metula, पीतनः pitan • Tamil: கிஞ்சம் kincam, புளிமா pulima • Telugu: అడవిమామిడి adavimamidi, అధ్వము adhvamu, అంబాళము ambalamu • Tibetan: a mra ta ka


Native to: China, Indian sub-continent, Indo-China, Malesia; widely cultivated


Edible use:
... unripe fruit used as VEGETABLE ... used for making pickle .. also as an additive (souring agent, substitute for tamarind) ... used in southern Konkan
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tanay bose

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Jan 2, 2011, 9:17:04 PM1/2/11
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We call it amra in bengali and not !!
tanay

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Anacardiaceae (cashew family) » Spondias pinnata
Synonyms: Mangifera pinnata, Spondias mangifera
... Close relation with mango is well observed by the marriage of generic names and specific epithets !!


SPON-dee-as -- Greek name for plum
pin-NAY-tuh -- feather-shaped 


commonly known as
: Andaman mombin, Indian hog plum, Indian mombin, wild mango • Assamese: আমৰা aamrata • Bengali আমড়া aamada, আম্রাত aamraata, আম্রাতক aamraataka • Garo: amatenga • Gujarati: અંબાડાં ambaada • Hindi: अम्बाड़ा ambara, अम्बाड़ी ambari, अमरा amra, भृङ्गी फल bhringi-phal, मेटुला metula, पशु हरितकी pashu-haritaki, पीतन pitan • Khasi: dieng-sohpier • Konkani: आंबाडे ambade, आंबाडो ambado • Malayalam: അമ്പഴം ampazham • Manipuri: eikhoi • Marathi: अमडा amada, अंबाडा ambada, ढोलआंबा dholamba, खटांबा khatamba, रानआंबा ranamba • Mizo: tawitaw • Nepalese: अमारो amaro • Oriya: ambaada • Pali: अंबाटका ambataka • Sanskrit: आम्रात aamraata, अम्रातकः amraatakah, मेटुला metula, पीतनः pitan • Tamil: கிஞ்சம் kincam, புளிமா pulima • Telugu: అడవిమామిడి adavimamidi, అధ్వము adhvamu, అంబాళము ambalamu • Tibetan: a mra ta ka



Native to: China, Indian sub-continent, Indo-China, Malesia; widely cultivated


Edible use:
... unripe fruit used as VEGETABLE ... used for making pickle .. also as an additive (souring agent, substitute for tamarind) ... used in southern Konkan



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Department of Botany.
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Rashida Atthar

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Jan 7, 2011, 9:33:13 AM1/7/11
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Spondias pinnata  fruiting from the south end of the forest in Mumbai, seen a few days back in Jan '11.
 
regards,
Rashida.

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Mahadeswara

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Jan 8, 2011, 12:10:37 AM1/8/11
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In Kannada it is called 'amate kai', used for delicious pickles,
similar to mangoes.

On Jan 7, 7:33 pm, Rashida Atthar <atthar.rash...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Spondias pinnata  fruiting from the south end of the forest in Mumbai, seen
> a few days back in Jan '11.
>
> regards,
> Rashida.
>

> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 7:47 AM, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > We call it amra in bengali and not !!
> > tanay
>

> >  On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >> Anacardiaceae (cashew family) » *Spondias pinnata*
> >> *Synonyms*: *Mangifera pinnata, Spondias mangifera*


> >> ... Close relation with mango is well observed by the marriage of generic
> >> names and specific epithets !!
>

> >> *SPON-dee-as* -- Greek name for plum
> >> *pin-NAY-tuh* -- feather-shaped
>
> >> *
> >> commonly known as*: Andaman mombin, Indian hog plum, Indian mombin, wild


> >> mango • Assamese: আমৰা aamrata • Bengali আমড়া aamada, আম্রাত aamraata,
> >> আম্রাতক aamraataka • Garo: amatenga • Gujarati: અંબાડાં ambaada • Hindi:
> >> अम्बाड़ा ambara, अम्बाड़ी ambari, अमरा amra, भृङ्गी फल bhringi-phal, मेटुला
> >> metula, पशु हरितकी pashu-haritaki, पीतन pitan • Khasi: dieng-sohpier •
> >> Konkani: आंबाडे ambade, आंबाडो ambado • Malayalam: അമ്പഴം ampazham •
> >> Manipuri: eikhoi • Marathi: अमडा amada, अंबाडा ambada, ढोलआंबा dholamba,
> >> खटांबा khatamba, रानआंबा ranamba • Mizo: tawitaw • Nepalese: अमारो amaro •
> >> Oriya: ambaada • Pali: अंबाटका ambataka • Sanskrit: आम्रात aamraata,
> >> अम्रातकः amraatakah, मेटुला metula, पीतनः pitan • Tamil: கிஞ்சம் kincam,
> >> புளிமா pulima • Telugu: అడవిమామిడి adavimamidi, అధ్వము adhvamu, అంబాళము
> >> ambalamu • Tibetan: a mra ta ka
>

> >> *Native to*: China, Indian sub-continent, Indo-China, Malesia; widely
> >> cultivated
>
> >> *Edible use*:


>
> >>> ... unripe fruit used as VEGETABLE ... used for making pickle .. also as
> >>> an additive (souring agent, substitute for tamarind) ... used in southern
> >>> Konkan
>
> > --

> > *Tanay Bose*


> > Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
> > Department of Botany.
> > University of British Columbia .
> > 3529-6270 University Blvd.
> > Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
> > Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
> >             604-822-2019 (Lab)
> > ta...@interchange.ubc.ca
>
>
>

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