Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae:
cashew, mango, pistachio, gumbo limbo, frankincense and myrrh

Welcome to the cashew and gumbo limbo families website. Our goal is to provide an interactive resource for Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae identification and a portal for all things Anacardiaceous and Burseraceous! We are constantly updating our content and will soon be adding phylogenetic data to our current taxonomic pages. Please send corrections to the webmaster, Susan Pell: susankpell(at sign)

Worldwide distribution map of Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae. Red area is where Anacardiaceae occur, blue is Burseraceae, and gray is where the two family’s distributions overlap.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award No. DEB-0919485   Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF)

3 Responses to

  1. Paul Fine says:

    great start. I would love to contribute photos, descriptions, and edit stuff.

  2. AWeeks says:

    Beautiful site! I need to contribute my Bursera, Commiphora, and Ambilobea images…

  3. sarah says:

    I can send you some photos of pistacia in iran, it seems you haven’t much about it

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