Mangifera foetida Lour

[From Latin, mangifera = mango-bearing and fete re = stink]

Common names: Macak (Malay).

Uses: In Indonesia, the seeds of Mangifera foetida Lour. are used to treat itchiness. The pharmacological potential of Mangifera foetida Lour. is still yet to be discovered.

Fig. 230. Mangifera foetida Lour. From: KLU Herbarium 043449. Herb. Lugd. Batav. Ex. Herb. Leiden. Leg.: W. Ave. 17 Jan 1983. Geographical localization: Kampong. Sekam, Northeast of Tapah, Perak, West Malaysia: 4° 20' North-101° 20' East, altitude: 460m.

Physical description: It is a fruit tree which grows to a height of 8 m and has a girth of 35 cm. It is found wild or cultivated in Malaysia and Indonesia. The stems are smooth and terete. Leaves: simple, spiral and without stipules. The petiole is woody, channeled, stout, and 3cm-5cm long. The blade is oblong-lanceolate, leathery, glossy, and 7 cm x 19 cm - 8 cm x 22 cm. The inflorescences are terminal racemes of tiny fragrant flowers. The flowers comprise of a red calyx, a pinkish corolla, and a bright yellow ovary. The fruits are edible drupes (Fig. 230).

Fig. 230. Mangifera foetida Lour. From: KLU Herbarium 043449. Herb. Lugd. Batav. Ex. Herb. Leiden. Leg.: W. Ave. 17 Jan 1983. Geographical localization: Kampong. Sekam, Northeast of Tapah, Perak, West Malaysia: 4° 20' North-101° 20' East, altitude: 460m.

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