Mango, a tropical fruit tree native to India; also, the fruit of the tree. The mango tree grows to a height of 90 feet (27 m). It is evergreen, with leaves up to 16 inches (41 cm) long. Its small, pinkish-white flowers grow in long, loose clusters. The fleshy, egg-shaped fruit, usually three to five inches (7.5 to 12.5 cm) long, has a thick, yellowish-red rind and a large seed. The pulp is juicy, aromatic, and somewhat pungent. Mangoes are eaten fresh, cooked, or dried. They are used to prepare jellies and chutneys and are squeezed for their juice. Mangoes are a good source of vitamins A and C. In the United States, mangoes are grown in southern Florida and Hawaii.
The mango is Mangifera indica of the cashew, or sumac, family, Anacardiaceae.Mangoes have juicy, aromatic flesh and a thick, yellow-red rind.