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Anacardium occidentaleCashew, CajuAnacardiaceaeAcajuba occidentalis (L.) Gaertn. Anacardium microcarpum Ducke Cassuvium pomiferum Lam.53
Astronium balansaeAstroniumAnacardiaceaeMyracrodruon balansae (Engl.) Santin00
Astronium urundeuvaUrundayAnacardiaceaeMyracrodruon urundeuva Allem?o04
Buchanania lanzanAlmondette, Charoli NutAnacardiaceaeNote:Buchanania lanzan Spreng. is a synonym of Buchanania cochinchinensis (Lour.) M.R.Almeida. Buchanania cochinchinensis (Lour.) M.R.Almeida Buchanania latifolia Roxb.42
Cotinus coggygriaSmoke Tree, European smoketree, Venetian Sumac, Wig Tree, Smoke TreeAnacardiaceaeRhus coggygria. R. cotinus.11
Cotinus obovatusChittamwood, American smoketreeAnacardiaceaeC. americanus. Rhus cotinoides.00
Gluta lacciferaLacquer treeAnacardiaceaeMelanorrhoea laccifera Pierre00
Gluta usitataBurmese Varnish TreeAnacardiaceaeMelanorrhoea usitata Wall.02
Mangifera indicaMango, Bowen MangoAnacardiaceaeMangifera amba Forsk. Mangifera domestica Gaertn. Mangifera gladiata Boj. Mangifera racemosa Boj. Ma53
Mangifera kemangaKemangAnacardiaceae 40
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