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The Cashew is a tree in the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae.

The plant is native to northeastern Brazil, where it is called by its Portuguese name Caju (the fruit) or Cajueiro (the tree).

It is now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew nuts and cashew apples.

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