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mango

(măng`gō), evergreen tree of the Anacardiaceae (sumacsumac
or sumach
, common name for some members of the Anacardiaceae, a family of trees and shrubs native chiefly to the tropics but ranging into north temperate regions and characterized by resinous, often acrid, sap.
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 family), native to tropical E Asia and now grown in both hemispheres. The chief species, Mangifera indica, is believed to have been cultivated for about 6,000 years. It was introduced into Brazil by Portuguese colonists. Many horticultural varieties have been developed. The mango tree grows rapidly and may attain a height of 90 ft (27 m) and a spread of 120 ft (37 m). It is densely covered with glossy leaves and bears small, fragrant yellowish or reddish flowers. The fruit, a fleshy drupe, is about 6 in. (15.2 cm) long and has thick greenish to yellowish-red mottled skin, pale yellow to orange-red flesh, and a large seed, the kernel of which is edible when cooked. Mango fruits are luscious, aromatic, and slightly acid. Equivalent in importance to the apple of Europe and N America, they are a vital food source for millions of inhabitants of the tropics. Mangoes are eaten fresh (green or mature), often as a dessert fruit, and are also cooked, dried, and canned. They are used in chutneys, jellies, and jams. The tree is propagated by grafting and budding and to a lesser extent by seed. Mangoes are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Anacardiaceae.
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mango

mango

Very sweet, popular in smoothies. High in prebiotic dietary fiber, magnesium for heart, stress, cramps, spasms, enzymes for digestion, stomach, antioxidant. In cashew (nightshade) family.

mango

[′maŋ·gō]
(botany)
Mangifera indica. A large evergreen tree of the sumac family (Anacardiaceae), native to southeastern Asia, but now cultivated in Africa, tropical America, Florida, and California for its edible fruit, a thick-skinned, yellowish-red, fleshy drupe.

mango

1. a tropical Asian anacardiaceous evergreen tree, Mangifera indica, cultivated in the tropics for its fruit
2. the ovoid edible fruit of this tree, having a smooth rind and sweet juicy orange-yellow flesh

mango

(jargon)
/mang'go/ (Originally in-house jargon at Symbolics) A manager.

Compare mangler. See also devo and doco.

Mango

The code name for Version 7.5 of Windows Phone. See Windows Phone.
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El uso para sombra, en especial de Mangifera indica y Ficus spp.
Ficus cotinifolia, Ficus retusa nitida, Heliocarpus pallidus, Hurra poliandra, Leucaena pulverulenta, Mangifera indica, Metopium brownei, Nectandra ambigens, Schizolobium parahybum, Sciadodendron excelsum, Sebastiana adenophora, Spondias sp.
Nos quintais pesquisados por Semedo e Barbosa (2007), em areas urbanas de Boa Vista--RO, predominaram especies frutiferas como: Cocus nucifera, Mangifera indica e Syzygium malaccence.
Cauliflora Coliflor Hylocereus undatus Pitahaya Mangifera indica Mango Spondias purpurea Jocote de corona Anacardium occidentale Jocote maranon Spathiphyllum blandum Gushnay Jacaranda mimosifolia Jacaranda Bur ser a simaruba Indio desnudo Chenopodium ambrosoides Ap azote Cucurbita fid folia Pepitoria Sechium edule Guisquil Cupressus lusitanica Cipres Equisetum hyemale Cola de caballo Ricinus communis Higuerillo Crotolaria longirostrata Chipilin Inga spp.
Studies on the antidiabetic effects of Mangifera indica stem-barks and leaves on nondiabetic, type 1 and type 2 diabetic model rats.
Farmers showed preference for 39 tree and shrub species for consumption, among them: Guazuma ulmifolia, Mangifera indica, Spondias mombin, Persea schiedeana, Persea americana, Spondias purpurea, Psidium guajava, Pouteria sapota, Tamarindus indica, Manilkara sapota and citrus products in general (table 9).
Acacia nilotica (Babul), Acacia modesta (Kramishatrav), Dalbergia sisoo (Sheesham), Morus alba (Shahtoot), Eucalyptus tereticornis (Safeda), Mangifera indica (Aam), Melia azadiracta (Vakayan), Ficus bengalensis (Barghad), Lantana camara (Kattu Hingu), Zizyphus spp.
Mango ( Mangifera indica ) is the favourite fruit among Indians and belongs to the family, Anacardiacae.
Ocorrencia de moscas-das-frutas (Diptera: Tephritidae) era pomar comercial de Mangifera indica cultivar Tommy Atkins na regido litoranea de RN.
Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead ("escama blanca del mango") es un diaspidido altamente polifago, presenta 50 plantas huespedes, entre las cuales se citan a: alcanfor, citricos, coco, guayaba, laurel y palta; no obstante ello, es la especie mas comun en Mangifera indica ("mango").
Tree species present in the study site: Anona squamos, Polyalthia longifolia, Atlantia monophylla, Azadirachata indica, Zizyphus mouritiana, Zizyphus xylopyrus, Caesalpinia coriaria, Delonix regia, Cassia siamea, Cassia rouxburghii, Tamarindus indica, Prosopis juliflora, Acacia planifrons, Acacia leucophloea, Albizia lebbeck, Morinda pubescens, Santalum album, Borassus flabellifer, Wrightia tinctoria, Streblus asper, Pamburus missionis, Mangifera indica, Aegle marmelos, Mimusops elengi, Millingtonia hortenensis, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Erythrina indica, Adenanthrea pavonina, Thespesia populnea, Kigelia pinnata, Guazama ulmirolia, Madhuca longifolia, Couroupita guianensis.
Otro forofito encontrado frecuentemente en ET es Mangifera indica (mango) (Cuadro 1), un frutal exotico dispersado fundamentalmente por las personas que entran al area consumiendo la fruta.