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Bambangan Fruit Plant (Mangifera pajang)

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Plant type

Common Name: Bambangan, Mombangan, Embawan

Botanical Name: Mangifera Pajang

General Information:

Deciduous trees, 15-33m, family Anacardiaceae, 'Vulnerable' on IUCN list. Endemic to Borneo, popular fruit, often wild-harvested, cultivated. Globose fruit, up to 20cm, eaten raw or cooked, sweet, juicy flesh, thick skin, peeled like a banana.

Health Benefits:

The pharmacological properties of bambangan fruits include antioxidant, antibacterial, anticancer, and cytoprotective activities.

A clinical trial at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has demonstrated the health benefits of regular consumption of bambangan fruit juice.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4 to 5 Years

Required Maintenance: Moderate