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Astronium balansae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Genus: Astronium

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Astronium (syn. Myracrodruon M.Allemão) is a genus of flowering plants in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae.


Species include:[2]


  1. ^ "Astronium Jacq.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  2. ^ Astronium. The Plant List.
  3. ^ Santin, D. A. (1991). Astronium nelson-rosae: nova especie de Anacardiaceae. Rev. Brasil. Bot. 14(2) 103-06.

Further reading[edit]

  • Pell, S. K., et al. (2011). Anacardiaceae. In: Flowering Plants. Eudicots, The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. Volume 10. 7-50, Springer-Verlag.
  • Santin, D. A. and H. F. Leitão-Filho. (1991). Restabelecimento e revisão taxonômica do gênero Myracrodruon Freire Allemão (Anacardiaceae). Revista Brasileira de Botânica 14 133–45.