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Gum Mango. Mangifera indica.

Botanical name:

Gum Mango.—This gum, which is obtained from the mango tree, Mangifera indica L. (Fam. Anacardiaceae), occurs in the Indian bazars in amber-colored or reddish-yellow lumps, almost transparent, with a brilliant conchoidal fracture, 39.4 per cent. of which is soluble in water. (See J. P. C., xix, 584.)


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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