Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi

Common name

English: Brazilian pepper

German: Brasilianischer Pfefferbaum

Portuguese: Aroeira-vermelha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Sapindales (66)

        Family: Anacardiaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Schinus (2)

           Epithet: terebinthifolia Raddi (1)

Synonyms: Sarcotheca bahiensis Turcz., Schinus mellisii Engl., Schinus mucronulatus Mart.

bahiensis => from Bahia, Brazil

mucronulatus => with a very short, hard, pointed tip

terebinthifolia => leaves resembling those of Pistacia terebinthus

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

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