Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk.


Cupaniopsis anacardioides An evergreen tree that can grow to 32.8 ft. (10 m) tall.
This slender tree has a single trunk with dark grey outer bark and orange inner bark. Leaves are compound with 4-12 leathery, yellow green, 7.9 in. (20 cm) long, leaflets with smooth margins and rounded tips.
Flowers are small, white to yellowish in color, and found in clusters. The blooming period occurs in winter from January to March.
Fruits are short-stalked, 3 segmented, woody capsules that are up to 1 in. (2.5 cm) across. They turn yellow-orange when ripe and contain 3 black seeds covered by a orangey crust.
Ecological Threat
Cupaniopsis anacardioides is found in coastal areas and within disturbed wetlands. It is native to Australia, Indonesia, and New Guinea.


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Cupaniopsis
Subject: Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk.

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Plants - Hardwood Trees