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Common name

English: Brazilian pepper

German: Brasilianischer Pfefferbaum

Portuguese: Aroeira-vermelha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Sapindales (68)

        Family: Anacardiaceae (19)(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

Check for Schinus terebinthifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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