Macadamia integrifolia

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Macadamia integrifolia
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Foliage and fruits
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Macadamia
M. integrifolia
Binomial name
Macadamia integrifolia

Macadamia integrifolia is a tree in the flowering plant family Proteaceae, native to Queensland in Australia. Common names include macadamia nut, bauple nut, Queensland nut or nut oak.

This species is a small tree; its leaves are simple with toothed margins and are 7 to 15 cm in length. The flowers are white or pinkish followed by woody, edible rounded fruits[1] which are 2 to 3.5 cm in diameter.

It has been introduced to Mexico and has done well in the states of Michoacán and Jalisco.[2]

The trees will survive in hardiness zones 10 and 11.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hargreaves, Dorothy; Hargreaves, Bob (1964). Tropical Trees of Hawaii. Kailua, Hawaii: Hargreaves. p. 40.
  2. ^ Marisela Taboada & Rogelio Oliver Guadarrama. 2004. Cultivos alternativos en México. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos. Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas. AGT Editor S.A. Mexico City, Mexico. ISBN 968-463-120-0