Sunday, February 19, 2012

Jack ( Mangifera caesia)

Fruit Warehouse | Jack ( Mangifera caesia) | The tree lives in lowlands or gentle slopes in sandy clay Soils. The fruit is a large, edible, elliptical drupe 10-15 cm (4-6 in) long and 6-8 cm (2-3 in) wide. The skin is thin and brown with darker patches, and the flesh is yellow-white, Mushy, and strongly odorous with an acid-sweet or sour taste.

Mangifera caesia is a species of Flowering plant in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae. Common names include Jack, Malaysian Mango, Binjai (Malay language), Wani (Balinese language), well-lam (Thai language), and bayuno (Filipino language).

The tree is one of the most common and valuable Mangifera species in western Malaysia, where it is cultivated extensively in orchards. It is also Widely grown in Bali, Sumatra, and Borneo. The fruit can be eaten dipped in chili and dark soy sauce. Binjai is almost always propagated by seed.

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