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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Range Southeast Asia – Indonesia Borneo.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Much research still has to be done to define and set the status. Mango species defined as a flora of South Kalimantan province of identity based on castiri decision of the Minister of Interior No. The uses of Kalimantan Mango trees are limited to the fruit and wood.

This love begins its journey. The colour pattern is also one of the determinations of the variants of M. Kasturi bark greyish white to light brown. The castugi popular is the Kasturi because of its fragrance.

Kalimantan Mango, Kasturi (Mangifera casturi) – Botanix – A journal about plants and gardening

It is an excellent fruit for the wetter tropics, it seems to be immune to anthracnose csaturi the fruit is not or only rarely attacked by beetles[ Title The Mangoes. Posted by Name of creature based on the Latin name at 8: How many fingers does the typical human have? Dark orange-colored flesh of the fruit. Although still not extinct and is still cultivated, but the status Extinct in the Wild castturi be a great loss for the genetic diversity of flora Indonesia.

Mangifera casturi have a tree that can reach 25 meters high with a trunk diameter of between cm. There are several forms with distinctive fruits[ Title The Mangoes.


Although the fruit is locally found abundantly, it still does not satisfy the demand. 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 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 around Banjarmasin in Southern Borneo Indonesia.

This variety has a more fragrant smell than other varieties. The Pelipisan could however be found with a sweet fragrance like the Kasturi which indicates that the fruit is most likely a hybrid of the Kasturi. Illegal logging activities caused extinction of this tree in the wild. Even the mango has also been planted in several other areas. When the young leaves of dark purple kasturi. Newer Post Older Post Home. 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 is the scientific Latin called Mangifera casturi, is one of about 31 types of mango that can be found in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The second variety, cuban kastuba has a rounded egg fruit, with a reddish rind, do not become black when old, skin of the fruit is easily separated from the fruit. Other products made with mangoes are puree, jams, juice or dodol traditional cookies. This species extinction caused by habitat destruction due to deforestation and forest encroachment.

In fact, mango in Mngifera but is called kasturi also called Kalimantan Mango is a plant endemic to Borneo.

Nowadays it is extinct in the wild due to illegal logging. The fruits size of the Kalimantan Mango Mangifera casturi is relatively small compared to other species of mangoes. Mango kasturiThe Mascot South Kalimantan was already established as one of the plants’ extinct in situ ” Extinct in the Wild. Last update on The fruits could be eaten fresh or processed as Kasturi jams.


Kasturi Extinct In Situ. This is mwngifera rarely on sale on the markets, as farmers consumes this themselves. Fortunately there csaturi those who cultivate these plants in gardens and yards.

If you have mangiferra useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. For this reason, the Banjar people choose other trees as their wood source with a similar or higher quality of wood. 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.

Mangifera casturi

Lancet-shaped leaves with a tapered tip. The fragrance of the fruits is so pleasant that there is an old song around this: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Unlike the fast growing tropical fruit trees, the Kalimantan Mango is not planted in large plantations in Indonesia due to its slow growing process. Varieties being third, tamarind fruit pilipisan or palipisan have menjorong flat, pale green with black spots, when parents stay green.

Their Botany, Nomenclature, Horticulture and Utilization. Propagation Seed – poly-embryonic, one to several seedlings can be produced from the same seed[ Title The Mangoes.

Plants can be fruiting well and regularly by the age of 10 mangiera, often producing two crops a year[ Title The Mangoes. The flesh of this fruit is orange in colour and the texture stringy with a unique sweet fragrance. Kasturi mangifrra rounded fruits such as mango small eggs, thin fruit skin is green when young and black spotty becomes blackish when old.

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