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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. Last Changed: 05-Sep-2012
Species priority site is:
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 (fide Zander ed13; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Food additives:
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Alagoas, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes, Misiones] Paraguay, [Alto Parana, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canendiyu, Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Itapua, Misiones, Paraguari, San Pedro] 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: U.S. Outlying Islands, [Midway Islands] United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

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


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  3. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource). (F CalifJep ed2)
  4. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  5. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource). (FL AquaNoxweed)
  6. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  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. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  11. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  12. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  14. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  15. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  16. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  17. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  18. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  19. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  20. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  21. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  23. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  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. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  26. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  27. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  28. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  29. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  30. Spichiger, R., ed. Flora del Paraguay. (F Parag)
  31. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  33. USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  34. Vermeulen, N. Encyclopaedia of Herbs. (Ency Herbs)
  35. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  36. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  37. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)
  38. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 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. (L Argent)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=70672. Accessed 21 November 2018.