Cashew

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Basic information

Flower Name
Cashew
Formal Name
Anacardium occidentale
Alias
Cashew nut, Cashew, cashew tree
Habitat
Central and South America
Morph
Evergreen tree

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What is Cashew

Cashew nut, scientific name:Anacardium occidentale, refers to the fruit of evergreen tree in the genus Anacardium, Department of Anacardiaceae native to Central and South America. Height is 6-14 m, with leaves are obovate with thick, shiny, and palmately lobed with branches, man. The interspersed small Unisexual and bisexual flowers in panicles. Flower color is light green and about 1 cm smaller, flower diameter is tinged with red or pale yellow. Petal Pink stripes. Blooming 11 /-in March next year will culminate January-is around June. Shaped fruit is a red or yellow pear shaped fruitlets (Kas-Apple) and the seeds covered with a grayish-brown tip Magatama shaped shell (hard fruit and this is the cashew nuts) from will. Fruitlets are called kashuapple (Cashew apple), with hazelnut seeds and edible. Listed allergens.

Common names:Cashew nut, scientific name:Anacardium occidentale L., also known as : Cashew tree, Cashew, Origin: Latin America, producing: Viet Nam, India, Brazil, Nigeria, living type: evergreen trees, height: 10-15 m, leaf shape, obovate, leaf length: 20 cm, width: 6-14 cm, mix of phyllotaxis: alternate, margin entire, flower shaped panicles, florets: flowers Unisexual and bisexual flowers, flower head: 1 cm, Small flower: in light green on pale yellow and reddish, have striped petals: pink flowering period: 11--culminated in March, next year: January-June, fruit shape: fruitlets in red or yellow pear-shaped, covered with shells the magatama shaped grayish-brown on the top seeds (play hard). The fruit (kashuapple, cashew apple) and seeds (this is the hazelnut) is edible. Cause: similar substances those listed in one of the 20 items.

Detailed information

Order
Sapindales
Family
Anacardiaceae
Genus
Anacardium
Species
A. occidentale
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cylindrical
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Overseas(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Green
Season
JanFebMarNovDec
Height
600 ~ 1400 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 1

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