Pistacia lentiscus L.

Common name

English: Mastic Tree

German: Mastixstrauch

Portuguese: Alfostigueiro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Sapindales (66)

        Family: Anacardiaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Pistacia (2)

           Epithet: lentiscus L. (1)

lentiscus => from lat. lentus = tough, resistant, tenacious in reference to the gum of Pistacia lentiscus

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green, white

External links

Check for Pistacia lentiscus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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