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An interesting read, seems related to Kostermans' report, listed here previously.Johnhttp://repository.wwf.org.my/technical_reports/W/WildMangiferaSpeciesInKalimantanIndonesiaAndInMalaysia.pdf
Great article. This might solve the mystery wild mango I have on my table. Not M. 'rafitiai' but M. griffithii. Need to confirm with Frankie. Thanks!
just the fruit. I can't tell the difference by looking on the outside. However, once you cut and eat, can tell a difference. the griffithii taste more mangoish. I definitely prefer the kasturi hands down.
BTW notice the article is called "wild mangiferas", not "wild mangoes". Mango is Mangifera indica only. It doesn't refer to all species of mangiferas. Unfortunately the folks at Fairchilds are spreading this kind of error by calling all mangiferas wild mangoes. That tends to imply that all other species are earlier ancestors of mangoes, which is quite certainly not true.
Great find, PG, make sure you plant those seeds! I think the assumption that what you have is griffithii is probably reasonable. You should probably do a posting about this in the normal discussion section, with more of a description of the pulp (not just flavor, but color, fiber content, odor, etc).JohnQuote from: palologrower on June 21, 2016, 09:35:01 PMjust the fruit. I can't tell the difference by looking on the outside. However, once you cut and eat, can tell a difference. the griffithii taste more mangoish. I definitely prefer the kasturi hands down.some of the descriptive things you ask of me I did not do. So will post if I can get my hands on griffithii and kasturi together and do a better comparison. Maybe get my wife involved in the tasting.