fleshy fruit, eaten ripe or used green for pickles etc.,
of the tree Mangifera indica, the mango is one of the
most important and
widely cultivated fruits of the tropical world.
juicy fruit is a rich source of Vitamins A, C and D.In
India there are over100 varieties of mangoes, in different
sizes, shapes and colours.
Mangoes have been cultivated in India from time immemorial.
The poet Kalidasa sang its praises. Alexander savoured
its taste, as did the Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang.
Akbar planted 100,000 mango trees in Darbhanga, known
as Lakhi Bagh.