Mangifera laurina

  • T. K. Lim


Wild distribution of this species is found in Myanmar, Indochina (Kampuchea, Vietnam) and Malesia, from peninsular Thailand to New Guinea, in lowland tropical rain forest. It was probably brought into cultivation long before the introduction of Mangifera indica L. in the region. In most parts of Borneo it is still widely cultivated, but less so in Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Java. Probably introduced into the Philippines.


Plant Part Rain Forest Ripe Fruit Tropical Rain Forest Edible Plant 
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Selected References

  1. Bompard JM (1991) Mangifera laurina Blume Mangifera pentandra Hooker f. In: Verheij EWM, Coronel RE (eds) Plant resources of South-East Asia, No. 2. Edible fruits and nuts. Pudoc, Wageningen, pp 216–218Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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