4568.000 Pistacia L.

Polunin, O. (1969) A Field Guide to Flowers of Europe OUP

Description of the genus

Large shrubs or small trees up to 12 m tall, dioecious, resinous. Leaves alternate, compound. Flowers in branched axillary clusters; bracts 2, calyx 2-5 lobed. Fruit an asymmetrical drupe.

Worldwide: 15 species native to the Mediterranean, Eurasia; one species native to Mexico and one native to China.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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chinensis Bunge
lentiscus L.

Other sources of information about Pistacia:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pistacia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pistacia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pistacia
Wikipedia: Pistacia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pistacia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pistacia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Pistacia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2563, retrieved 5 December 2021

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