Lithraea is a genus of three species of flowering plants in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae. It is native to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

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Lithraea caustica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Genus: Lithraea
Miers ex Hook. & Arn.

Lithraea brasiliensis
Lithraea caustica
Lithraea molleoides


Lithrea Miers ex Hook. & Arn.[1]


  1. ^ "Lithraea Miers ex Hook. & Arn". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2010-02-12.

External linksEdit

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