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Anacardium occidentale (Cashew) is a species of tree in the family Anacardiaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to São Paulo, Cerrado, Distrito Federal, Ceará, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Bahia, Caatinga, Amazônia, Tocantins, Pantanal, Amazônia, Paraíba, Goiás, Amapá, Rio de Janeiro, Sergipe, Piauí, Espirito Santo, Pampa, Rio Grande do Norte, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Mata Atlântica, Acre (Brazil), Mato Grosso do Sul, Roraima, Pará, Alagoas, and the Neotropics. Cashew has compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Trigona spinipes (Fabricius 1793). Cashew is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 10 m. Reproduction is andromonoecious.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Cashew. View this species on GBIF