Mangifere zeylanica

Common name in Sri Lanka is Atambha tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Ataba/ Wild Sri Lanka Mango
Botanical Name  Mangifere zeylanica
Origin of species  Endemic
Family  Anacardiaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 60
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -2.9 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -5-16 cm
-Width -1.5-4 cm
Conservation Status  Vulnerable
Growth Rate  Slow
Crown type  Broad crown
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep root
Preferred Soils  Loam soils
Impact on Soil  Add organic matter
Salinity tolerance
Human uses  Fruits
Economic Importance  Fruit, timber
Distribution  Low wet zone and hill country, Intermediate zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time
Flower Color  Cream
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit