Mango

Mango (Mangifera indica)

 

Common Names: Mango, Hawaiian Mango

 

Distribution: Tropical Asia and Oceania

 

Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a golden brown, while other colors such as yellow and streaks of pink and/or black can also occur. Paler sapwood is not always clearly defined. Curly or mottled grain patterns are also common.

 

Janka Hardness: 1,070 lbf

Density: 3.5 lb./b.f.

 

Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Mango has been reported to cause skin irritation.

 

Sustainability: CITES: no, IUCN: yes

 

Common Uses: Furniture, ukuleles, veneer, plywood, turned objects and flooring.

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