EPPO Global Database

Anacardium occidentale(ANAOC)

Code created in: 2001-10-06

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ANAOC
  • Preferred name: Anacardium occidentale
  • Authority: Linnaeus


South America (northern). Cultivated for its nuts throughout most of the tropics. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), equatorial Africa, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean

Common names
Name Language
cashew English
cashew apple English
cashew nut English
Acajubaum German
Akajoubaum German
Cashewnuss German
Kaschubaum German
westindischer Nierenbaum German
anacardier French
cajou French
noyer de cajou French
pommier d'acajou French
acaju Spanish
anacardo Spanish
cajú Spanish
marañón Spanish (BO)
merey Spanish
acajou Italian
anacardo Italian
acajaíba Portuguese (BR)
acajú Portuguese (BR)
acaju-açu Portuguese (BR)
acajuba Portuguese (BR)
acaju-pakoba Portuguese (BR)
cacajú Portuguese (BR)
cajú Portuguese
cajueiro Portuguese
casca-antidiabética Portuguese (BR)
salsaparrilha-dos-pobres Portuguese (BR)
kaajoo Hindi
kaju Hindi
काजू Hindi
gajus Indonesian