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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 388. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
General/Distribution: A genus of 30 species found from Mexico to Argentina. Represented in Pakistan by 2 cultivated species.


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Tree or shrub with alternate, pinnate leaves. Flowers small, whitish, in terminal bracteate panicles. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals 5, imbricate. Disk annular and broad. Stamens twice as many as the petals. Fruit a globose drupe.

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1 Branches pendant. Leaflets 15-27, linear-lan ceolate, 5-8 nun broad. Drupes pink 1 Schinus molle
+ Branches erect. Leaflets 5-11, elliptic-oblong, 12-30 mm broad. Drupes red or brownish-red 2 Schinus terebinthifolia
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