This species is seen as no more than a synonym of Mangifera caloneura Kurz in some treatments[
Phanrangia poilanei Tard.
Mangifera duperreana is an evergreen tree that can grow 30 - 40 metres tall, though it is usually smaller. The bole can be up to 60cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of wood.
Southeast Asia - Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam.
On rocks in lowland forests[
]. Found in both lowland, evergreen rain forest with all year-round rainfall, and in monsoon (deciduous) forest. Sometimes also found in savannahs, where the trees are short and with crooked boles[
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The fruits are small and inferior, but contain a white edible flesh with a turpentine taste[
]. Fruit an oblongoid drupe, small[
]. The smooth-skinned, yellowish or orange, oblong to globose, mango-shaped fruit is 5 - 6 cm long with a sweetly-acid, whitish pulp[
Young, sour-tasting leaves are eaten raw[
The wood is whitish, used as timber[
The wood used for making boards should be greyish-white; to improve durability these are soaked for some time in water[
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