Mangifera indica or Mango 平平


Mangifera indica, exclusively mango or tropical peach, is a fruit tree species belonging to the Anacardiaceae family.
It is an evergreen tree that can reach 45 m in height with a 30 m diameter crown. Leaves alternate, simple, leathery, lanceolate to oblong, 15-30 cm long, dark green, inflorescences in axillary or terminal panicles. Its flowers: Both types have five small green and hairy sepals with five separate petals that are red, yellow, orange, pink or green.
The fruit is a drupe that stands out among its main characteristics its good flavor. Said pulp may or may not be fibrous, the variety called lint mango being the one that contains the greatest amount of fiber. It is a fruit normally green in color at the beginning, and yellow, orange and even red-garnet when it is ripe, with a moderately acid flavor when it has not fully ripened.



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