Mangifera timorensis is an evergreen tree; it usually grows up to 30 metres tall, occasionally to 40 metres. The bole can be 90 - 120cm in diameter, occasiionally with buttresses up to 2 metres high and 50cm wide[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food. It is sometimes maintained in fields after the forest has been cleared[
Southeast Asia - Indonesia.
Semi-deciduous to evergreen rain forests at elevations from 200 - 1,000 metres[
|Cultivation Status||Semi-cultivated, Wild
A plant of the moist tropics, where it can be found at elevations from 200 - 1,000 metres. It can be grown in areas with a distinct and prolonged dry season, as well as in areas with no dry season. Improvement by selection could yield a palatable and appreciated fruit suitable for areas with long dry seasons, such as eastern Indonesia and northern Australia[
Fruit - raw[
]. The greenish-yellow pulp is very juicy[
]. The greenish-yellow, ellipsoid to globose fruit is up to 5cm long and 6cm wide, containing a single large seed[
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