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Taxon: Pistacia lentiscus L.

 
Genus: Pistacia
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 28647
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1026. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
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 (7 active, 5 available) 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,)
  • Materials: gum/resin (mastic for varnish)
  • Medicines:
  • Social: masticatory (resin); masticatory (resin)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria (w.), Turkey (w.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Al-Saghir, M. G. 2010. Perspective on chromosome numbers in the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae) Int. J. Pl. Breed. Genet. 4:153-157.
  4. AL-Saghir, M. G. & D. M. Porter 2012. Taxonomy revision of the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae) Amer. J. Pl. Sci. 3:24-27.
  5. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Furia, T. E. 1980. Handbook of food additives, 2nd edition 2:38.
  11. Golan-Goldhirsch, A. et al. 2004. Genetic relationships among Mediterranean Pistacia species evaluated by RAPD and AFLP markers Pl. Syst. Evol. 246:9-18.
  12. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  14. Hormaza, J. I. & A. Wünsch Chapter 6. Pistacia (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 119-128.
  15. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  16. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  17. Jarvis, C. et al. Linnaean plant name typification project (on-line resource). (Linnaean Pl Typ Proj)
  18. Kafkas, S. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Pistacia by AFLP markers Pl. Syst. Evol. 262:113-124.
  19. Kafkas, S. & R. Perl-Treves 2002. Interspecific relationships in Pistacia based on RAPD fingerprinting (HortScience) 37:168-171.
  20. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  21. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  22. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  23. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  24. Parfitt, D. E. & M. L. Badenes 1997. Phylogeny of the genus Pistacia as determined from analysis of the chloroplast genome Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94:7987-7992.
  25. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  27. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  28. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  29. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  30. Yi, T. et al. 2008. Phylogenetics and reticulate evolution in Pistacia (Anacardiaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 95:241-251.
  31. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Pistacia lentiscus L. :

  • 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?id=28647. Accessed 16 November 2018.