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 Post subject: Tree: Wild mango (Cordyla africana)
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:42 am 
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Hi we came across this 'fruit' and was wondering if anyone knows what it is:

Whole fruit:
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Fruit cut in half:
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Then there was these four pips we removed from the one fruit:
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 Post subject: Re: Plant ID needed
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:27 pm 
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Hi Scorpion,

It is the fruit of Cordyla africana (wild mango). They ripen after being shed in January/February. Edible but not very palatable. Mainly found along the river east of Crocodile bridge rest camp. There is a good specimen next to the parking area in the camp.


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