Taxon: Pistacia lentiscus L.

 
Genus: Pistacia
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 28647
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1026. 1753
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 14-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Nov-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 23 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: preservative (fide http://books.google.com/books?id=2w__X6I0_5wC&lpg=PA38&ots=NZfksLCKPU&dq=%22Pistacia%20lentiscus%22%20flavor%20additive&pg=PA38#v=onepage&q=Pistacia%20lentiscus&f=false,)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of pistachio (based on potential hybridization with Pistacia vera fide Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr 119. 2011)
  • Materials: gum/resin (mastic for varnish fide Pl Book; Wealth India RM)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Social: masticatory (resin fide F Iraq; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image