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Mangifera indica

Reference No :

0223

Scientific Name :

Mangifera indica

Sinhala Name :

කරතළොම්බන් (KARATHAKOLOMBAN)

Tamil Name :

மா மரம் (MA MARAM)

Other Common Names :

Plant Family :

Anacardiaceae

Plant Group :

Angiosperms (Enclosed Seed)

Crown Architecture :

Spreading Canopy

Plant Categories :

Bird Attractive Plants;   Canopy plants;   Common Landscaping Plants;   Cooking Plants;   Courtyard Plants;   Dark Green Plants;   Dry Zone Plants;   Edible Plants;   Flowering Plants;   Fruiting Plants;   Intermediate Zone Plants;   Large Trees;   Low Maintenance Plants;   Medium Size Trees;   Ornamental Plants;   Parking Area Plants;   Roadside Plants;   Seasonal Plant;   Shady Plants;   Fast Growing Plant;   Wood Value Plants;   Evergreen Plants;   Suitable for Hotel Landscapes

Native Region(s) :

Indian Subcontinent

Plant Distribution(s) :

India;   Myanmar;   Indo-Malesia Region

Elevation :

Above sea level and below 500 m

Average Height :

12.00 - 30.00 m

Maximum Height :

40.00

Average Width :

30.00 - 38.00 m

Maximum Width :

40.00

Propogation(s) :

By Seeds;   By Grafting

Average Longevity :

300 years

Maturity Longevity :

5 years

Indoor :

No

Meicinal Use :

Yes

Medicinal Value :

PARTS  USED  IN  TREATMENT

  • Bark
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Fruits
  • Flesh of the seed

Treatment for

  • Constipation
  • Swellings
  • Fevers
  • Endometritis

RELATED  MEDICINAL  PROPERTIES

  • Helps to keep heart healthy
  • Purifies blood

Foliage

Leaf Shape :

Elliptic Shape

Leaf Arrangement :

Opposite leaf arrangement

Flowering

Is Flowering :

Yes

Fruiting

Bears Fruits :

Yes

Maintenance

Soil Types :

Loam Soil;   Slightly Acidic (pH 6.1 - 6.5)

Water :

Medium/Moderate

Sunlight :

Full

Humidity :

High

Edibility

Is Edible :

No

Legal Status

Flora and Fauna Protection Ordinance :

No

Forest Department List :

No