literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Mangifera indica Linn.

Vernacular Name: Amba (O); Am (H, Beng.); Mango (E).

Large tree. Leaves lanceolate, elliptic to narrowly elliptic, acute to acuminate, glabrous, veins reticulate. Flowers greenish-yellow, small. Drupe very variable in sise, shape and colour, usually ovoid, yellow when ripe, with large stone, thin epicarp and yellow or orange coloured fleshy and juicy mesocarp. Stone thick, with fibrous coat, very hard.
Abundant and self-sown in forests; also planted in gardens and homesteads.
Flowering : January - March
Fruiting : April - May