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macadamia

(măk'ədā`mēə), name for the nut of the Macadamia ternifolia, an evergreen tree native to Australia, but cultivated elsewhere, including Hawaii and South Africa. The small, edible kernel of the nut, also called Queensland nut, is white and crisp, and is eaten roasted or raw, by itself or as an ingredient in other foods. The macadamia tree is classified in the phylum MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Proteales, family Proteaceae.

macadamia

1. any tree of the Australian proteaceous genus Macadamia, esp M. ternifolia, having clusters of small white flowers and edible nutlike seeds
2. macadamia nut the seed of this tree
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Almost all production is located in Limpopo, Mpu- malanga and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, but attempts are now being made to cultivate macadamia trees in the Eastern Cape.
Almost all production is located in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, but attempts are now being made to cultivate macadamia trees in the Eastern Cape.
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Investimento de longo prazo, a macadamia produz seus primeiros frutos 4 anos apos o plantio e atinge sua maturidade produtiva com 12 anos, fato ja constatado no Brasil.
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