Mangifera sumbawaensis is an evergreen tree; it can grow up to 40 metres tall. The bole can be free of branches for up to 25 metres and up to 60cm in diameter, sometimes with small buttresses[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Only small, isolated patches of tropical rainforests remain within the plant's native range and only an estimated total of 210 km² of montane rainforest is left. The original forests have been degraded by human activity or converted for agriculture. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Southeast Asia - Indonesia, on the islands of Flores and Sumbawa.
Evergreen rain forest, growing in mountain areas[
Fruit - raw[
]. The yellow and reddish, globose fruit is around 5cm in diameter, containing a single, large seed[
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