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Taxon: Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi

 
Genus: Schinus
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 70672
Place of publication: Mem. Mat. Fis. Soc. Ital. Sci. Modena, Pt. Mem. Fis. 18:399. 1820
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jul-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Brazilian peppertree  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • Christmasberry-tree  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Brasiliaanse peperboom  (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001) - Afrikaans
  • faux poivrier  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • aroeira  (Source: Nature) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • copal  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • pimienta de Brasil  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Alagoas, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes, Misiones] Paraguay, [Alto Paraná, Caaguazú, Caazapá, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Misiones, Paraguarí, San Pedro, Canindeyú] Uruguay


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii, United States Minor Outlying Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British) [Anegada]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  3. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  4. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  5. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource).
  6. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  11. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  12. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  14. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  15. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12 Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  16. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  17. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  18. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  19. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  20. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  21. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  23. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  24. Muhs, A. et al. 2017. Virulence inhibitors from Brazilian peppertree block quorum sensing and abate dermonecrosis in skin infection models. Nature 7:42275.
  25. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  26. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  27. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  28. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  29. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  30. Spichiger, R., ed. 1985-. Flora del Paraguay. Note: lists as "terebinthifolia"
  31. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: mentions
  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: lists as "terebinthifolia"
  33. USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). URL: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/peppertree.shtml target='_blank'
  34. Vermeulen, N. 1999. Encyclopaedia of Herbs. Note: Rebo Productions, Netherlands.
  35. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  36. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama. Note: lists as "terebinthifolius"
  37. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  38. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. Note: lists as "terebinthifolia"

Check other web resources for Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Schinus terebinthifolia cultivars
  • 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:

  • Fruit and seed: 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=70672. Accessed 7 December 2019.