Mangifera sulavesiana is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 40 metres tall. The bole can be free of branches for up to 22 metres, up to 80cm in diameter and sometimes with buttresses up to 1.5 metres high and 40cm wide[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Lowland evergreen rain forests, sometimes in areas subject to seasonal inundation[
Fruit - raw or cooked[
]. Mainly seen as a famine food, when nothing better is available[
]. The white or pale yellow pulp is very fibrous and acid, but juicy and fragrant; it is eaten as a sambal[
]. The pale, greyish-brown fruit is up to 115mm long and 100mm wide, containing a single large seed[
The heartwood is black and very attractive; it it not clearly demarcated from the very thick band of whitish sapwood[
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