In case the botanist in you needs to know…
- Kingdom: Plantae
- Order: Sapindales
- Family: Anacardiaceae flowing plants bearing fruits that are drupes and some being highly poisonous. Examples: cashew, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, pistachio, smoke tree (native to southeastern USA), and marula (native to Africa). And btw, need a primer on pronouncing Anacardiaceae? Go to: http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=anacardiaceae
- Genus: Mangifera
- Species: M. indica
- Binomial Name: Mangifera indica
There. Now you know!