Astronium graveolens

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Astronium graveolens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Astronium
Species: A. graveolens
Binomial name
Astronium graveolens

Astronium graveolens is a species of flowering tree in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae, that is native to Yucatán in Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Bolivia. Common names include Glassywood, Ronrón (Spanish), and Aroeira (Portuguese).[1] This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.


  1. ^ a b "Astronium graveolens Jacq.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2006-08-04. Retrieved 2010-02-12. 

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