Definition of Anacardium occidentale. Meaning of Anacardium occidentale. Synonyms of Anacardium occidentale
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Definition of Anacardium occidentale
Anacardium occidentaleCashew Ca*shew" (k[.a]*sh[=oo]"), n. [F. acajou, for cajou,
prob. from Malay k[=a]yu tree; cf. Pg. acaju, cf. Acajou.]
A tree (Anacardium occidentale) of the same family which
the sumac. It is native in tropical America, but is now
naturalized in all tropical countries. Its fruit, a
kidney-shaped nut, grows at the extremity of an edible,
pear-shaped hypocarp, about three inches long.
Cashew nut, the large, kidney-shaped fruit of the cashew,
which is edible after the caustic oil has been expelled
from the shell by roasting the nut.
Meaning of Anacardium occidentale from wikipedia
- Anacardium nanum
A.St.-Hil. Anacardium negrense Pires
& Froes Anacardium occidentale
L. — Cashew Anacardium othonianum Anacardium spruceanum
- The cashew
tree (Anacardium occidentale
) is a tropical evergreen
tree that produces
seed and the cashew
apple. It can grow as high as 14 m (46 ft)...
- a closely related species within
the same genus
as the cashew
). Fruit-eating bats pick the fruit
of the wild cashew
feed on the bark and underlying
wood of Adansonia
digitata, Anacardium occidentale
- Anacardi orientale
(Semecarpus anacardium, Linn. fil. et Anacardium occidentale
, Linn.), 1851. The standard author abbreviation Moretti
cyaneus. It is also found
), in Anacardium othonianum
and in Ardisia
elliptica. It is an inhibitor...
- family. It is known
from West Bengal, India. The larvae
feed on Anacardium occidentale
- lipids, chemical compounds found
in the s**** of the cashew
nut (Anacardium occidentale
). An acid form of urushiol, they also cause
and mesquite trees
(Prosopis species) in the Fabaceae Anacardium occidentale
, or cashew, in the Anacardiaceae Acacia
farnesiana, or needle
and mutagenic effects
of anacardic acids
Linn.) in mice". Journal
of Ethnopharmacology. 135 (3): 730–6. doi:10...
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