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Taxon: Pistacia vera L.

 
Genus: Pistacia
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 28655
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1025. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 685 (202 active, 122 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut (fide Pl Book; Wealth India RM)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (n.), Iran (n.e.)
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. AL-Saghir, M. G. & D. M. Porter. 2012. Taxonomy revision of the genus Pistacia L. (Anacardiaceae). Amer. J. Pl. Sci. 3:23-24.
  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 examined chromosome number reports for species of Pistacia and concluded that the basic number is x=15
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials.
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  8. 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+vera&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Hormaza, J. I. & A. Wünsch. 2011. Chapter 6. Pistacia. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, temperate fruits 119-128. Note: this review commented that Pistacia vera is the only species in the genus commercially cultivated
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Kafkas, S. & R. Perl-Treves. 2002. Interspecific relationships in Pistacia based on RAPD fingerprinting. HortScience 37:168-171.
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  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  21. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  24. Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts
  25. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
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  28. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Pistacia vera 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:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=28655. Accessed 16 July 2019.