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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:32:13 PM1/2/11
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Anacardiaceae (cashew family) » Mangifera indica
Synonym: Mangifera domestica


man-GEF-er-uh -- bearing mangos
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh -- of or from India


commonly known as: mango • Assamese: আম aam • Bengali: আম aama • Gujarati: આંબો aambo • Hindi: आम aam • Kannada: ಮಾವು maavu • Kashmiri: अम्ब् amb • Konkani: आंबॉ ambo • Malayalam: മാവു് maavu • Manipuri: heinou • Marathi: अंबा amba • Nepalese: आँप् aamp • Punjabi: ਅੰਬ amb • Sanskrit: आम्र aamra • Tamil: மா ma, மாங்காய் maangai • Telugu: ఆమ్రము amramu, మామిడి mamidi • Urdu: آم aam


Native to: s Asia and India


Edible use
:
... unripe fruit as VEGETABLE
... ripe fruit as FRUIT


some facts:
The mango exists in two races, one from India and the other from the Philippines and Southeast Asia
The tree is long-lived with some specimens known to be over 300 years old and still fruiting
Quoted from California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc


Symbolic status:
... National Fruit of India
... State Tree of Maharashtra, India
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Balkar Arya

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Jan 3, 2011, 8:29:57 AM1/3/11
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Vow!!! Rasila Catch!!! Dinesh Ji

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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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