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Taxon: Mangifera ×odorata Griff.

Genus: Mangifera
Subgenus: Limus
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 23354
Place of publication: Not. pl. asiat. 4:417. 1854, pro sp.
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11625729
Comment: [=Mangifera indica × M. foetida]
Name Verified on: 05-May-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Mol Ecol 11:1465. 2002)

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam (s.)
    • MALESIA: Christmas Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: United States [Guam]

    Other (origin unknown)


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Check other web resources for Mangifera ×odorata Griff. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23354. Accessed 8 August 2020.