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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.
Accessions: 37 (19 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

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. & D. M. Porter. 2012. Taxonomy revision of the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae). Amer. J. Pl. Sci. 3:14-17.
  3. Al-Saghir, M. G. 2010. Perspective on chromosome numbers in the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae). Int. J. Pl. Breed. Genet. 4:153-157. Note: this review questioned the report of 2n=28 for Pistacia atlantica, and 2n=24 for three other species, because it will require two reductions to happen in the genus
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Pistacia+atlantica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Hormaza, J. I. & A. Wünsch. 2011. Chapter 6. Pistacia. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, temperate fruits 119-128.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  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. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  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. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  19. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  20. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  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. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28642. Accessed 16 November 2019.