The mango is a fleshy stone fruit belonging to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous
The mango is a fleshy stone fruit belonging to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous tropical fruiting trees, that are cultivated mostly for edible fruits. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes. They all belong to the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae. The mango is native to South and Southeast Asia, from where it has been distributed worldwide to become one of the most cultivated fruits in the tropics.
Throughout the year, you'll most likely find at least one of the most varieties described below. Each one has a unique flavor and texture, so try different varieties at different stages of ripeness and at different times of the year. You'll be glad you did.