General Information
NameCashew nut
Scientific NameAnacardium occidentale
DescriptionThe cashew, or caju, is a small tree native to Brazil. Cashew nuts are the seeds of the cashew apple, and are found in the grey bump at the end of the fruit. The cashew apple itself is sweet, soft and juicy.Cashews are usually sold roasted and salted and eaten as a snack.
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Classification
GroupNuts
Sub-GroupNuts
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID28793
Wikipedia IDCashew_nut
Composition
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References
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