Mangifera cochinchinensis is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 35 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for its edible fruits which, although considered of inferior quality to the mango (Mangifera indica), are liked by local people[
]. The wood is also used locally in construction.
This species has not been evaluated by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, but is considered to be near to extinction[
Southeast Asia - Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam.
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Fruit - raw[
]. Although very sour, it is relished locally[
]. Fruit a suboblongoid drupe, 3 cm x 1.5 cm[
]. The thin pulp is very acid[
]. The ellipsoid, slightly flattened, fruit is around 55mm long and 35mm wide, containing a single, large seed[
The wood is moderately hard[
]. It is used locally for house construction[
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