Our special tree is called the mango tree. In Burarra, our language, we call it manggu.
The mango trees are opposite our school near the beach and near Maningrida clinic.
These mango trees are special because our community have their meetings under them. It is very shady under the mango trees.
We measured one mango tree and it was 11m tall and 220cm wide.
Every year in November fruit grows on the mango trees.
All the kids love to eat mangoes.
The scientific name for the mango tree is Mangifera indica Linnaeus.
The mango tree is related to the cashew tree and the pistachio tree.
Mango trees grow near the equator because they like tropical weather. The first mango trees grew in Burma and India.