Mangifera odorata

  • T. K. Lim


The exact origin of the species is unknown. It is only known in cultivation as wild distribution has not been encountered. The species is primarily cultivated in Malesia – Peninsular Malaysia – (Perak, Kelantan, Malacca, Pahang); Singapore; Sumatra – (Lampong, Sibolangit); Java (Pekalongan, Bantam, Batavia); and Sabah – (Sandakan, Sipitang, Bukit Penampang). It is also cultivated to a lesser extent in Southern Thailand, south Vietnam, Philippines, Christmas Island and Guam.


Amplify Fragment Length Polymorphism Unripe Fruit Edible Portion Ethyl Butanoate Strong Smell 
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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