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Current Determination
Anacardium occidentale L. Family: Anacardiaceae Determined By: J.D. Mitchell (NY), 2003
Previous Determinations
Anacardium occidentale L. Family: Anacardiaceae Determined By: M. Nee, 1988
Collection Information
Collectors Michael H. Nee & G. Coimbra S.
Collector Team Michael H. Nee
G. Coimbra S.
Collection Number 36992
Collection Date 30 November 1988
Location Bolivia, Santa Cruz, Andres Ibanez
Coordinate 17°41'S 063°25'W (-17.6833333, -63.4166667)
Elevation 450 m
Herbaria MO, NY
Description "cayu" Shrub 4.5 m tall, widely branched; cultivated for its edible "fruit", the seeds brought from eastern Bolivia. Expanded pedicel turning bright red, juicy, edible. Fruit green, caustic.
Locality 6 km NW of Terevinto. Rolling, unconsolidated sandy soil, weathered reddish, with savanna-like subtropical forest, Protium heptaphyllum, Simarouba amara, Ficus caballina, Didymopanax morototoni, Dipteryx alata.
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