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Taxon: Anacardium giganteum Hance ex Engl.

 
Genus: Anacardium
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 3059
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 12(2):410. 1876 "A. giganteum Hance"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Amazonas, Bolivar]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (w. & n.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Peru [Loreto]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. 1979. Essencias Madeireiras da Amazonia 1:90.
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  5. Mitchell, J. & S. Mori 1987. The cashew and its relatives (Anacardium: Anacardiaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 42:54.
  6. Mors, W. T. & C. T. Rizzini Useful plants of Brazil. (Use Pl Brazil)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Anacardium giganteum Hance ex Engl. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3059. Accessed 14 November 2018.