Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk.

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Cupaniopsis anacardioides

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Dandaro, Harare

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Common names: Beach tamarind (English) Carrotwood (English) Green-leaved tamarind (English) Tuckeroo (English)
Description: Small tree. Leaves 1-pinnate with 5-11 alternate or sub-opposite leaflets, leaflets 5-7.5 × 3 cm, obovate, notched at the apex. Sepals 5, unequal. Petals 5, free, c. 3 mm long. Capsule 15-30 mm long, shortly hairy. Aril orange-red completely enclosing the seed.
Derivation of specific name: anacardioides: with leaves resembling the Cashew nut, Anacardium occidentale.
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Worldwide distribution: New Guinea and Australia.
Growth form(s): Tree.
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cupaniopsis anacardioides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cupaniopsis anacardioides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cupaniopsis anacardioides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cupaniopsis anacardioides
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iNaturalist: Cupaniopsis anacardioides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cupaniopsis anacardioides
JSTOR Plant Science: Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Plants of the World Online: Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Tropicos: Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Wikipedia: Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cupaniopsis anacardioides., retrieved 29 September 2023

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