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Food as Medicine: Mango (Mangifera indica, Anacardiaceae)

History and Traditional Use

Range and Habitat

Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae) is a tropical tree that grows from 33 feet to 131 feet in height and produces large, oval-shaped fruits that are red and gold when ripe, though some cultivars are green or yellow.1 The smooth-edged leaves of the mango tree are reddish when young, becoming dark green and shiny as they mature. 2,427 more words


Metopium toxiferum

Poisonwood (Metopium toxiferum)
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Staghorn Sumac

Staghorn Sumac

Rhus typhina

Other names: Velvet sumac, hairy sumac

Family: Anacardiaceae (Cashew family)

Range: Native to southeastern Canada, the northeastern and midwestern United States, and the Appalachian Mountains. 228 more words