Author: Jan Scholten
English: Cashew family; Sumac family.
Botany: ± 80 genera; ± 700 species; resin canals; ovule with 1 locule.
Content: polyphenols; flavonoids, biflavonoids; flavonols, fisetin, fustin, sulfuretin.
Use: cashew nuts; pistacia nuts; mango; marula fruits; varnish; tanning; red dyes.
Botany: tees or shrubs; inconspicuous flowers; highly poisonous, sometimes foul-smelling resinous or milky sap; resin canals are characteristic, located in the pith, in the primary cortex or the regular bark; tannin sacs are common.
DD: Oxygen, Chlorum, Silver Series.
Anacardiaceae is one of the main Families in the Sapindales in the Apg3 classification.
In the Plant theory Anacardiaceae is placed in Subphase 2.