Mangifera caesia Jack, Fl. Ind. ed. Wall. 2
(Latin for 'bluish')
Manga foetida II Rumph.
Mangifera caesia var. kemanga (Bl.) Kosterm.
Mangifera caesia var. verticellata (C.B. Rob.) Mukherji
Mangifera foetida (non Lour.) Bl.
Mangifera kemanga Bl.
Mangifera polycarpa Griff.
Mangifera verticellata C.B. Rob.
Mid-canopy tree up to 25 m tall and 155 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 15 mm diameter, violet to lilac
coloured, placed in large panicles. Fruits ca. 160 mm long, green-white to
pale brown drupes, with edible yellowish-white sour-sweet flesh.
In undisturbed lowland mixed dipterocarp forest, swamp forest, or in periodically inundated
areas along rivers, up to 500 m altitude. In secondary forests usually present
as a pre-disturbance remnant but this species is also widely cultivated and
naturalized in many places.
A well known fruit tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo and the
Borneo: Asam kambawang; Balanu; Beluno; Binjai; Binjai pulut; Buluno(h); Bundo(h);
Bunduh; Dendahan; Ondo; Wanji.