EPPO Global Database

Anacardium occidentale(ANAOC)

Last modification: 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 Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, equatorial Africa, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean

Common names
Name Language
cashew English
Acajubaum German
Akajoubaum German
Kaschubaum German
westindischer Nierenbaum German
anacardier French
cajou French
noyer de cajou French
acaju Spanish
anacardo Spanish
marañón Spanish (BO)
acajou Italian
anacardo Italian
acajaíba Portuguese (BR)
acaju Portuguese (BR)
acaju-açu Portuguese (BR)
acajuba Portuguese (BR)
acaju-pakoba Portuguese (BR)
cacaju Portuguese (BR)
caju Portuguese
cajueiro Portuguese
casca-antidiabética Portuguese (BR)
salsaparrilha-dos-pobres Portuguese (BR)
kaajoo Hindi
kaju Hindi
काजू Hindi