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Cerbera manghas (Sea Mango)

Synonyms: Cerbera linnaei; Cerbera manghas var. mugfordii; Cerbera manghas var. samoensis; Cerbera odollam var. mugfordii; Cerbera tanghin; Cerbera tanquin; Cerbera venenifera; Elcana seminuda; Odollamia malabarica; Odollamia manghas; Odollamia moluca; Tabernaemontana obtusifolia; Tanghinia manghas; Tanghinia venenifera

Wikipedia Abstract

Cerbera manghas (sea mango, synonym:Tanghinia venenifera) is a small evergreen coastal tree growing up 12 metres (39 ft) tall. The shiny dark-green leaves are in spiral arrangement, ovoid in shape. The flowers are fragrant, possessing a white tubular five-lobed corolla about 3 to 5 centimetres (1.2 to 2.0 in) in diameter, with a pink to red throat. They have five stamens and the ovary is positioned above the other flower parts. The fruits are egg-shaped, 5 to 10 centimetres (2.0 to 3.9 in) long, and turn bright red at maturity.
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Specific Gravity [1]  0.38


Aleuroduplidens carverae[2]
Euploea camaralzeman (Malayan crow butterfly)[2]
Euploea core (Oleander butterfly)[2]
Euploea phaenareta (Giant crow butterfly)[2]
Milviscutulus ciliatus[3]
Pteropus tonganus (Pacific flying fox)[4]


Pollinated by 
Macroglossum corythus (Hummingbird hawk moth)[2]
Xylocopa amamensis[2]


Shelter for 
Pteropus tonganus (Pacific flying fox)[4]



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1Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
4Pteropus tonganus, Carrie A. Miller and Don E. Wilson, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 552, pp. 1-6 (1997)
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