Taxon: Pistacia vera L.

 
Genus: Pistacia
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 28655
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1025. 1753
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 15-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Nov-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 685 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut (fide Pl Book; Wealth India RM)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of pistachio (fide Sci. Hort. 128:249-254.)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image