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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Spondiadoideae
Genus: Harpephyllum
Bernh. ex C.Krauss
H. caffrum
Binomial name
Harpephyllum caffrum
Bernh. ex C.Krauss

Harpephyllum is a genus of trees in the family Anacardiaceae (the cashew and mango family). The sole species is Harpephyllum caffrum, a dioecious evergreen species from South Africa and Mozambique that is also cultivated.[1][2] The fruit is edible.


  1. ^ Kubitzki, Klaus (2010). Flowering Plants. Eudicots: Sapindales, Cucurbitales, Myrtaceae. Springer. p. 41. ISBN 978-3-642-14397-7. Retrieved 27 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Harpephyllum caffrum". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 27 July 2013.

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