Mangifera odorata Griff., Notul. 4 (1854)

(Latin for 'fragrant')

Mangifera foetida var. bakkill Miq.
Mangifera foetida var. bombom Bl.
Mangifera foetida var. kawini Bl.
Mangifera foetida var. mollis Bl.
Mangifera foetida var. odorata (Griff.) Pierre
Mangifera oblongifolia Hook.f.
Mangifera odorata var. pubescens Engl.

This species is highly polymorphous and might be a hybrid between Mangifera foetida and Mangifera indica.

Understorey tree up to 16 m tall and 72 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 6 mm diameter, white-pink-violet, placed in large panicles. Fruits ca. 70 mm long, green-yellowish fleshy drupe with sweet edible yellow flesh.

Mostly in cultivated areas where it is planted. Rarely found in undisturbed lowland mixed forests up to 500 m altitude.

Cultivated for its fruit.

Peninsular Malaysia; Sumatra, Java and Borneo (Brunei, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Binjai; Kuini; Manga manila; Manga wani; Palipisan; Wani(h).