Flora Fauna World: Mangifera casturi – Mascot of South Kalimantan – About flora and fauna, latin name and images. Mangifera casturi is an evergreen tree; it can grow up to 25 metres tall. The straight bole can be free of branches for up to 15 metres and 40 – cm in diameter[. Kalimantan Mango (Mangifera casturi) or locally known as Kasturi is a tropical fruit tree about 10–30 m tall which is endemic to very small area.

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Other products made with mangoes are puree, jams, juice or dodol traditional cookies.

In fact, mango in Mqngifera but is called kasturi also called Kalimantan Mango is a plant endemic to Borneo. Illegal logging activities caused extinction of this tree in the wild. Kasturi has rounded fruits such as mango small eggs, thin fruit skin is green when young and black spotty becomes blackish when old.

The flesh of this fruit is orange in colour and the texture stringy with a unique sweet fragrance. Posted by Name of creature based on the Latin name at 8: Varieties being third, tamarind fruit pilipisan or palipisan have caturi flat, pale green with black spots, when parents stay green.

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Mangifera casturi

If we compare the Kasturi with the Mango Mangifera indicathe Kasturi tastes less sweet but has a stronger taste and has a softer aroma. Kasturi Mangifera casturi by IUCN Redlist included in the list of plant conservation status Extinct in the Wild or extinct in the wild extinct in situ since These products are however quite hard to find as the fresh fruit are always high in demand and one of the favourite fruits of the Banjar people.

Dark orange-colored flesh of the fruit. How many fingers does the typical human have?

Unlike the fast growing tropical fruit trees, the Kalimantan Mango is not planted in large plantations in Indonesia due to its slow growing process.

Kalimantan Mango plantations could only be found in the Mataraman area in the Banjar district the Banjar district is not the same as the Banjarmasin district. Kasturi Extinct In Situ. Plants can be fruiting well and regularly by the age of 10 years, often producing two crops a year[ Title The Mangoes.

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The fruits could be eaten fresh or processed as Kasturi jams. The straight bole can be free of branches for up to 15 metres and 40 – cm in diameter[ Title The Mangoes.

Although the fruit is locally found abundantly, it still does not satisfy the demand. Last update on Kasturi That is, one species of mango into floral identity of South Kalimantan province have been extinct from their natural habitat.


IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

mangifwra Mango species defined as a flora of South Kalimantan province of identity based on the decision of the Minister of Interior No. It is an excellent fruit for the wetter tropics, it seems to be immune to anthracnose and the fruit is not or only rarely attacked by beetles[ Title The Mangoes.

Fruits such as mangoes kasturi other smaller but weighing less than 80 grams. There are three varieties namely kasturi kasturi, cuban, and tamarind pelipisan. Much research still has to be done to define and set the status. Cultivation is mostly done by residents in the district Mataraman Banjar regency, South Kalimantan province. The uses of Kalimantan Mango trees are limited to the fruit and wood. When the young leaves of dark purple kasturi. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Now containing plants. For this reason, the Banjar people choose other trees as their wood source with a similar or higher quality csaturi wood. Mangifera casturi have a tree that can reach 25 meters high with a trunk diameter of between cm. Their Botany, Nomenclature, Horticulture and Utilization.