Horse Mango scientifically known as Mangifera foetida is a species of plant in the family Anacardiaceae which is, commonly found in wet-land rainforest regions of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand.
The Horse Mango is a evergreen, perennial, deciduous tree that can grow up to 40m tall.
It has a straight trunk that measures about 100 cm in diameter.
The surface of the bark is light brown to dark greyish brown and shallowly fissured that contain a caustic whitish sap, massive branches and a dense crown of shiny dark green foliage.
The plant occurs mainly in primary lowland forest in the hot wet tropics from near sea level to 1,000 m altitude.
The species is modified to areas with abundant rainfall, consistently distributed over the year.
The plant prefers any well-drained soil of pH 5.5 to 7.5 of moderate moisture and avoids wet soils.
Deep soil is better because of its extensive root systems.
Health benefits of Horse mango are that it can Cures anaemia & helps in pregnancy.
Because Horse mangoes are rich in iron, they are quite beneficial for people suffering from anaemia.