Anacardium

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Anacardium
Anacardium occidentale MS 4693.JPG
Anacardium occidentale fruit
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Genus: Anacardium
L.
Species

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Synonyms

Cassuvium Lam.
Rhinocarpus Bertero & Balb. ex Kunth[1]

Anacardium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Anacardiaceae, native to tropical regions of the Americas.

Etymology[edit]

The name Anacardium, originally from the Greek, actually refers to the nut, core or heart of the fruit, which is outwardly located (ana means "upwards" and -cardium means "heart").

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anacardium L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
  2. ^ "Species Records of Anacardium". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2010-02-10.

External links[edit]

Data related to Anacardium at Wikispecies

Media related to Anacardium at Wikimedia Commons