Botanical name: Spondias pinnata Family: Anacardiaceae (Cashew family)
Synonyms: Spondias mangifera, Mangifera pinnata
Wild Mango is a deciduous tree, 10-15 m tall, with yellowish brown, smooth branches. Leaf stalks are 10-15 cm long. Leaves are 30-40 cm long, compound with 5-11 opposite leaflets. Leaflets are stalked, ovate-oblong to elliptic-oblong, 7-12 cm long, 4-5 cm wide, papery. Leaf base is wedge- shaped to rounded, often oblique, margin toothed or entire, with a tapering tip. Tiny flowers are borne in panicles at the end of branches, 25-35 cm long. Flowers are stalkless, white. Sepals are triangular, about 0.5 mm. Petals are ovate-oblong, about 2.5 × 1.5 mm, pointed. Fruit is ellipsoid to elliptic-ovoid, yellowish orange at maturity, 3.5-5 × 2.5-3.5 cm. Inner part of endocarp is woody and grooved, outer part is fibrous. Mature fruit is usually with 2 or 3 seeds. Flowering: March-April.
Identification credit: Dinesh Valke
The flower labeled Wild Mango is ...