Taxon: Mangifera indica L.

 
Genus: Mangifera
Subgenus: Mangifera
Section: Mangifera
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 23351
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:200. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-May-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 303 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Human food: beverage base ()
  • Human food: fruit ()
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for mango (for several species of Mangifera fide Acta Hort 1075:37. 2015)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of mango (based on "use of genetic variability" within mango fide Acta Hort 341:71. 1993)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Assam]
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Bompard, J. M. 1993. The genus Mangifera re-discovered: the potential contribution of wild species to mango cultivation Acta Hort. 341:69-77.
  4. Campbell, R. J. & N. Ledesma 2015. Mango cultivars with potential for commercial development Acta Hort. 1075:33-40.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  11. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  12. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  13. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  14. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  15. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  16. Kostermans, A. J. G. H. & J. M. Bompard 1993. The Mangoes. Their botany, nomenclature, horticulture and utilization. 1993 (Mangoes) 88-107.
  17. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  18. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  20. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  21. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  22. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  23. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  24. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  25. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  27. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  28. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  29. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  30. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  31. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  32. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  33. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  34. Yonemori, K. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships of Mangifera species revealed by ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA and a possibility of their hybrid origin    Pl. Syst. Evol. 231:59-75.

Check other web resources for Mangifera indica L. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Mangifera indica cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23351. Accessed 25 April 2018.