It got its name from the Portuguese leader Alfonso de Albuquerque, who colonized India and was known for his love of mangoes and was keen to have quantities of it with him on his cruises. It has a thick, smooth outer layer and is characterized by a strong aromatic scent. It has no fibers with a unique green oval shape. It has low sugar proportions.

This fruit can much help in body weight increase for the sugar supplement it offers, in addition to containing Bekteen that is a kind of fibers that can be dissolved, affecting decreasing the cholesterol level in the blood.