Taxon: Anacardium excelsum (Bertero & Balb. ex Kunth) Skeels

 
Genus: Anacardium
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 3058
Place of publication: Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 242:36. 1912
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Materials: potential as wood (fide Esp Veg Prom)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 1989-1998 (Esp Veg Prom)
  • Hess, R. W. et al. 1950. Properties and uses of tropical woods, II Trop. Woods 97:1-132.
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Mitchel, J. & S. Mori 1987. The cashew and its relatives (Anacardium: Anacardiaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 42:33.
  • Perez Arbelaez, E. Plantas utiles de Colombia. 1947 (Use Pl Colomb)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

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