“A. giganteum Hance”; USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network – (GRIN) [Online. Anacardium excelsum is used in construction and also as a shade tree in coffee and cocoa plantations. Anacardium giganteum is a locally important timber in. Caja Acu. Anacardium giganteum. Similar to the cashew apple, the caja acu is a juicy, false fruit with a slight strawberry flavor. Nuts can be roasted and.

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Succeeds in the dappled shade of a woodland and also, especially when larger, in open sunny positions[ Title Brazilian Trees. Native Range Native to the Amazon region, and the Guianas. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare.

Anacardium – Wikipedia

Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Anacardium Anacardium occidentale fruit Scientific classification Kingdom: Mangifera caloneura Mangifera caloneura. Texture The wood is mostly medium in texture.

The heartwood and sapwood are not differentiated[ Title Brazilian Trees. This species is widely distributed in tropical America, including the West Indies. Non-crystals in axial parenchyma cells.

The straight, cylindrical bole can be 50 – 90cm in diameter[ Title Perennial Edible Fruits of the Tropics: Description Very large tropical tree up to ft. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region ]. If you would like to support this site, please gigantdum Donating. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles.


Species See text Synonyms Cassuvium Lam. Anacardium Anacardiaceae genera Anacardiaceae stubs. Rhus integrifolia Lemonade Berry. Anacardium giganteum Caja Acu.

America – northern Brazil, Guiana. Mangifera foetida Horse Mango.

Sliced Veneer It is interesting for rotary peeling, no thermal treatments are required. The edible fruits and seeds are gathered from the wild for local use, and the plant is also sometimes cultivated as a food crop[ 46 Title Dictionary of Economic Plants.

Sow the seeds in individual containers in a semi-shaded position – the germination rate of treated seed is usually high, with the seed giganteuk within 15 – 25 days[ Title Brazilian Trees. Common Veneer 29 – Embassy of Gigantdum in Japan.

Grow the seedlings on in a semi-shaded position until they are more than 30cm tall, by which time they can be planted in fairly open positions[ Title Brazilian Trees. Spondias macrocarpa Round Mombin.

Seeds are not available for the Caja Acu. Plants can tolerate occasional inundation of the soil[ Title Brazilian Trees. It is used to make low value items such as wood laminas, fillings for furniture, light boxes etc[ Title Brazilian Trees. It is a gregarious species, preferring well drained soils.

A drink is anacardikm produced from the fruits. Spondias purpurea Red Mombin. Nailing This wood is easy to nail, but it has mediocre nail holding properties. The fruit is eaten fresh and the nuts are roasted and eaten. Color The heartwood is reported to be gray color when green, changing to yellow color when dry.


Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize anacardim plants.

Spondias venulosa Coarse Mombin. Air anacardiun is reported to be moderate.

CARACOLí (Anacardium giganteum)

Spondias pinnata Malaysian Mombin. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Response To Hand Tools The wood responds well to hand tools. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Anacardium microcarpum Miniature Cashew. Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples. Uses The fruit is eaten fresh and the nuts are roasted and eaten.

Spondias axillaris Himalayan Ambarella. Anacardium humile Monkey Nut. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Odor Seasoned wood has no characteristic odor or taste.

Fruits are sometimes available in local markets. Occasionally tangential diameter of vessel lumina micras or more.

Botanical Description It is a dominant tree, with total heights of 20 to 30 m, and trunk diameters ranging from 80 to cm.