“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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Anacardium giganteum – Useful Tropical Plants

Description Very large tropical tree up to ft. Anacardium giganteum is found in gallery forests, generally below elevations of 1, m.

Anacardium Anacardiaceae genera Anacardiaceae stubs. Seed Availability Seeds are not available for the Caja Acu. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Nuts can be roasted and reportedly taste like cashew nuts. Other Uses The wood is light in weight, smooth to cut, with a low resistance to wood-eating insects.


Bending 35 – Embassy of Myanmar in Japan. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

This species is widely distributed in tropical America, including the West Indies. Each entry has a brief description of the plant anacarduum its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits.

CARACOLí (Anacardium giganteum)

Response To Hand Tools The wood responds well to hand tools. Spondias purpurea Red Mombin. Media related to Anacardium at Wikimedia Commons.

Non-crystals in axial parenchyma cells. Occasionally tangential diameter of vessel lumina micras or more. Anacardium Anacardium occidentale fruit Scientific classification Kingdom: Znacardium with simple to minutely bordered pits.

Data related to Anacardium at Wikispecies. A drink is also produced from the fruits. Giganteuj ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it giganyeum not give any details of cultivation etc. Air seasoning is reported to be moderate. Shutter Boards 20 – Prospect: Polishing It is easy to polish. Last update on Germplasm Resources Information Network. General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers.


Mangifera caloneura Mangifera caloneura. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Rhus integrifolia Lemonade Berry. The name Anacardiumoriginally 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”.

Color The heartwood is reported to be gray color when green, changing to yellow color when dry. Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas. Crooking and twisting are reported. 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.

Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare. Tree may be resistant to anthracnose. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is dominant in primary and secondary forests. Anacardium giganteum Caja Acu.