Definition of Mangifera
1. Noun. Tropical tree native to Asia bearing fleshy fruit.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Anacardiaceae, Family Anacardiaceae, Sumac Family
Member holonyms: Mangifera Indica, Mango, Mango Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mangifera
Literary usage of Mangifera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"mangifera axillaris, Lam., syn. of Buchanania angustifolia, Roxb. ... syn. of mangifera glaucum, fers. indica, Linn. mangifera oppositifolia, Roxb., syn. of ..."
2. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"Its cultivation is the same as that of Spondias lútea. P. mangifera.—Daho, Mango-plum, Bitter Hog-plum, mangifera pinnata of ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"The writer has recently made some observations upon the seedlings of mangifera indie a and Eugenia ..."
4. Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands by Gerrit Parmile Wilder (1911)
"PLATE LXVI mangifera indica. N'O. 9 MANGO. This mango, with its distinctive shape, is one of the few types that comes true to seed. ..."
5. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"mangifera indica, Linn., the Indian mango tree, yields the finest fruit of the East Indies and Brazil. ..."