Cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale)
Cashewnut Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: Cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Winter to Spring.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Cashewnut Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
More Cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP