HinduNet
  
Forums Chat Annouce Calender Remote


Major Sections
National Insignia
Index National Anthem
National Emblem National Flag
National Animal National Bird
National Flower National Tree
National Fruit

  


HinduNet on Facebook



NATIONAL INSIGNIA

National Fruit - Mango

 

 

A fleshy fruit, eaten ripe or used green for pickles etc., of the tree Mangifera indica, the mango is one of the most important and widely cultivated fruits of the tropical world. Its juicy fruit is a rich source of Vitamins A, C and D. In India there are over100 varieties of mangoes, in different sizes, shapes and colours. Mangoes, have been cultivated in India from time immemorial. The poet Kalidasa sang its praises. Alexander savoured its taste, as did the Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang. Akbar planted 100,000 mango trees in Darbhanga, known as Lakhi Bagh. 

Adopted from the Govt. of India Web Site (http://www.meadev.gov.in)

 

Back ] National Insignia ]

About National Insignia
National Anthem
National Emblem
National Flag
National Animal - Tiger
National Bird - Peacock
National Flower - Lotus
National Tree  - Banyan
National Fruit - Mango


This site is part of Dharma Universe LLC websites.
Copyrighted 2009-2014, Dharma Universe.