Mangifera microphylla is a small evergreen tree with a dense, round crown[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its fruit, which is eaten locally. Although it can fail to flower for several years, it is still sometimes cultivated[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Lowland evergreen forest[
|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
A tree of the moist lowland tropics, growing in areas with no pronounced dry season[
The tree fruits very infrequently, often failing to flower for several years[
Fruit - raw. The rather watery, pale orange-yellow flesh has a sweet-sour flavour and is pleasant to the taste[
]. The skin is rather thick[
]. The fruit is said to ripen during the night, becoming sweet by sunset (sunrise is probably meant here![
]. The club-shaped, black fruit is up to 35mm long and 50mm wide, containing a single, large seed[
The wood is yellowish white[
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