Taxonomy of Cultivated Indonesian Mango in Practice
The classification of cultivated plants should meet two approaches namely the botanical (c1assfying based on essential systematic plant characters) and the practical approach (clustering based on the analysis of commercial properties). This study analyzed taxonomy of mango cultivars grown in Indonesia based on morphology and agronomy characters. It obtained 84 recognizable cultivars. They are grouped into eigth main cultivar-groups (e.g. Berem, Madu, Cedong, Colek, Bapang, Arumanis, Kepodang, and Kebo) and eigthteen cultivar-groups. The 'Lalijiwo' cultivars synonym with Thaber ', Tabar', 'Curih' whereas 'Arummanis ' synonim with 'Cadung '. Meanwhile, the cultivar 'Kates277 ' which is a member of Colek cultivar main group is homonim with the cultivar 'Kates' in Arummanis cultivars main group. Furthermore, the cultivar Nanas93 (one of Madu main group cultivar) that different with the cultivar 'Nanas71 'which is categorized as member of Bapang main cultivar group.
- Buletin Agronomi