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Taxon: Pistacia atlantica Desf.

 
Genus: Pistacia
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 28642
Place of publication: Fl. atlant. 2:364. 1799
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 11-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Nov-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 37 (19 active, 40 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (from galls)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Himachal Pradesh] Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece


References:

  1. Al Yafi, J. 1978. Nouveaux caractères différenciant les sous-espèces de Pistacia atlantica (Candollea) 33:201-208.
  2. Al-Saghir, M. G. 2010. Perspective on chromosome numbers in the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae) Int. J. Pl. Breed. Genet. 4:153-157.
  3. AL-Saghir, M. G. & D. M. Porter 2012. Taxonomy revision of the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae) Amer. J. Pl. Sci. 3:14-17.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Hormaza, J. I. & A. Wünsch Chapter 6. Pistacia (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 119-128.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  11. Kafkas, S. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Pistacia by AFLP markers Pl. Syst. Evol. 262:113-124.
  12. Karimi, H. R. & S. Kafkas 2011. Genetic relationships among Pistacia species studied by SAMPL markers Pl. Syst. Evol. 297:207-212.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Pourreza, M. et al. 2008. Sustainability of wild pistachio (Pistacia atlantica Desf.) in Zagros forest, Iran Forest Ecol. Managem. 255:3667-3671.
  18. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  19. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  20. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Yi, T. et al. 2008. Phylogenetics and reticulate evolution in Pistacia (Anacardiaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 95:241-251.
  23. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Pistacia atlantica Desf. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?28642. Accessed 18 December 2018.