1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Pistacia L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Pakistan, Europe, Africa, Southern America, Northern America and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

    Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

    Habit
    Dioecious shrubs or trees with resinous bark
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, pinnate (consistently paripinnate in the Flora area), rarely simple or 3-foliolate; leaflets opposite or less often subalternate
    Flowers
    Flowers in axillary panicles, racemes or spikes, without a perianth but surrounded by 1–3 small bracts and (1–)2–7 tepal-like bracteoles
    Stamens
    Stamens 3–5(–8), inserted on disk; filaments short, with large basifixed anthers
    Pistil
    Ovary subglobose or ovoid, 1-locular; style short, (2–)3-lobed; ovule pendulous from an ascending funicle
    Fruits
    Drupe globose or ovoid, compressed, with a chartaceous epicarp, thin mesocarp and a woody endocarp
    Seeds
    Seed 1, compressed.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., China South-Central, Corse, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Libya, Manchuria, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas

    Pistacia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Davis [D37576], Turkey K000731760

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1025 (1753)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 450 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 1025 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0