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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

[FZ]

Anacardiaceae, Rosette Fernandes & A. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

Habit
Trees.
Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, entire, with the lateral nerves arched and anastomosing near the margin; petiole hemicylindric, thickened at the base.
Flowers
Flowers polygamous, in terminal or subterminal panicles.
Calyx
Sepals 5 (rarely 4), free or nearly so, imbricate.
Corolla
Petals 4–5, imbricate, inserted between the disk-lobes, with 1–5 somewhat prominent nerves, the median one prolonged like a crest at the base of the internal face.
Stamens
Stamens 5–10, 1 (2–5) fertile, the others sterile; filaments filiform; anthers ovoid.
Disc
Disk 4–5-lobulate or vestigial.
Pistil
Ovary subglobose, 1-locular, 1-ovulate; style subterminal or lateral, incurved, with a single stigma.
Fruits
Drupe subreniform or ovoid with a fleshy mesocarp and a fibrous-woody endocarp.
Seeds
Seed oblong-ovoid, compressed, with a chartaceous testa; embryo with cotyledons plano-convex, sometimes lobed and the radicle ascendent.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Habit
Evergreen trees
Leaves
Leaves alternate, simple, entire
Flowers
Flowers in paniculate inflorescences, bisexual or male; sepals usually 5, free; petals usually 5; fertile stamens 1(–2) plus 3–9 shorter staminodes; disk usually present; ovary 1-celled; style 1
Fruits
Drupes large with a fibrous woody endocarp.
Distribution
Some 60 species in the Indomalesian region, one of them, M. indica, widely cultivated in the tropics.

[FTEA]

Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

Habit
Erect, branched evergreen trees
Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, simple, entire, with the lateral nerves arched and anastomosing near the margin
Flowers
Flowers polygamous with male and hermaphrodite flowers in the same terminal or subterminal panicles
Calyx
Sepals usually 5 (rarely 4–7), free, imbricate
Corolla
Petals usually 5 (rarely 4–7), imbricate, inserted between the disk-lobes, with 3–5 darker yellow nerves on the inner surface with the median one prolonged like a crest at the base
Stamens
Stamens 5–10, 1 (–2–5) fertile, the others sterile; filaments filiform; anthers ovoid
Disc
Disk 4–5-lobulate or vestigial
Pistil
Ovary subglobose, 1-locular, 1-ovulate; style subterminal or lateral, incurved, with a single stigma
Fruits
Fruit a fleshy drupe, subreniform or ovoid with a fleshy mesocarp and a fibrous woody endocarp
Seeds
Seed oblong-ovoid, compressed, with a chartaceous testa; embryo with cotyledons plano-convex, sometimes lobed, and the radicle ascendent.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Angola, Ascension, Bahamas, Brazil South, Burkina, Cameroon, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Christmas I., Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Malawi, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Provinces, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Somalia, Southwest Caribbean, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Mangifera L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
30733.000
Grimes, J. [1109], Indonesia 45094.003

First published in Sp. Pl.: 200 (1753)

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 442.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 93 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 200 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Mukherji in Lloydia 12: 73–136 (1949).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 93 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 200 (1753)

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