Edible nuts


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NON-WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS 5

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FOREWORD

GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. MAJOR EDIBLE NUTS

· Cashew or monkey nut
· Pistachio
· Sunflower seeds
· Filbert, cob or hazel
· Chestnut
· Pecan
· English, Persian, European, Royal, Italian, Madeira, French, Chile, Manchurian,   Caucasian or Circassian walnut
· Brazil nut
· Peanut or groundnut
· Macadamia or Queensland nut
· Almond
· Coconut
3. MINOR EDIBLE NUTS
· Pili or Philippine nut
· Pumpkin, squash or gourd seeds
· American beechnut
· Shagbark hickory nut
· Butternut or white walnut
· Soy, soja or soya bean
· Water or horn chestnut, jesuit nut or water calthrop
· Stone or parasol pine nut or pignolia
4. POTENTIAL EDIBLE NUTS
· Marula or maroela
· Guyana or malabar chestnut or saba nut
· Java almond; kanari or ngali nut
· Pequí, piquí, piquia-oil plant
· Castanha de galinha
· Indian or tropical almond
· Okari nut
· Cacay, inchi, tacay, taccy, nogal, arbol, arbol de nuez, pan de cada dia or
orinoco nut
· Cream, paradise or sapucaia nut
· Yicib (new Somali orthography), ye-eb or yeheb
· Tara
· Galo or promising nut
· Avellano, Chilean nut, Chilean hazel
· Quandong or native peach
· Argan
· Shea butter tree
· Bitter cola, kola nut
· Sugar plum, areng palm, ejow, gomuti, kaong
· Tucuma
· Peach plum, palm chestnut, pupunha, pejibay(e) or pejivalle
· Babassu, babacu palm or aguassú
REFERENCES

Appendix A Species with edible "nuts" listed by families

Appendix B Composition of nuts per 100 g edible portion (raw unless otherwise indicated)

Appendix C Botanical names (bold) cited in the text and their synonyms (italics) used in the cited literature