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Mangifera rubropetala - Kosterm.

Common Name Red petaled mango
Family Anacardiaceae
USDA hardiness 10-12
Known Hazards None known
Habitats The tree has not been found in a truly wild situation[894 ].
Range Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Edibility Rating    (4 of 5)
Other Uses    (1 of 5)
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating    (0 of 5)
Care (info)
Tender Moist Soil Full sun
Mangifera rubropetala Red petaled mango


Mangifera rubropetala Red petaled mango

 

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Summary

Mangifera rubropetala is an evergreen tree grown in Southeast Asia, reaching about 20 m in height and 80 cm in bole diameter. The fruit is consumed raw; it has yellow or yellow-orange pulp with a sweet flavor. The wood is soft and white.


Physical Characteristics

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Mangifera rubropetala is an evergreen Tree growing to 16 m (52ft) by 16 m (52ft) at a medium rate.
See above for USDA hardiness. It is hardy to UK zone 10. The flowers are pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid and neutral soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Habitats

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Fruit
Edible Uses:

Fruit - raw[894 ]. The yellow or orange-yellow pulp is sweet and tasty with not very many, short fibres[894 ]. Similar to that of the mango (Mangifera indica), the smoth, yellow, thin-skinned fruit is 4 - 6cm long, containing a single, large seed[894 ].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Wood

Other Uses The wood is white and rather soft[894 ].

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

A tree of the moist, lowland tropics, growing in areas where there is no distinct dry season[894 ]. Unlike the true mango (Mangifera indica), the flowers of this species can develop successfully on rainy days[894 ].

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Propagation

Seed -

Other Names

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Red petaled mango

Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Malaysia

Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status : Status: Extinct in the Wild

Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Mangifera indicaMango, Bowen MangoTree25.0 10-12 MLMHNM533
Mangifera kemangaKemangTree30.0 10-12 MLMHNM400

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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