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  • Cupaniopsis anacardioides

    Cupaniopsis anacardioides  (kew-pay-nee-OP-sis)

    Common Names:Tuckeroo, green leaved/beach tamarind, carrot wood, cashew leaf cupania, brush deal, cupania tree, tamarind, cupaniopsis, yowarro

    Derivation of the name:

    Cupaniopsis: from Latin Cupania, a tropical genus and named after 17th century botanist, Francesca Cupani, and Greek “opsis” resemblance, referring to the close relationship of these Australian and New Caledonian species to Cupania.

    anacardioides: from Latin “anacardium” and Greek “eidos” resembling, because of the similarity in foliage to that of a species of Anacardium.