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Pistacia mexicana

(American Pistachio)

Overview

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Vulnerable

Threat status

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

American Pistachio, Mexican Pistachio, Texas Pistache, Texas Pistachio

Common Names in Spanish:

Pistche Cimarr?n

Description

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Physical Description

Habit: Shrub , Tree

Habitat

Ecology: Occurring in dry montane scrub or pine-oak formations.[1].

Biology

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Reproduction

Duration: Perennial

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Lentiscus mexicana Kuntze • Pistacia texana Swingle

Notes

Publishing author : Kunth Publication : Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 7(30): 22 (ed. qto.); 17(ed. fol.); t. 608 1824 [2 Nov 1824]

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Pistacia

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 8 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus:

P. atlantica (Mount Atlas Mastic Tree) · P. chinensis (Chinese Pistache) · P. lentiscus (Mastic Tree) · P. mexicana (American Pistachio) · P. oleosa (Lac Tree) · P. terebenthus (Silverstripe Shiner) · P. terebinthus (Cyprus Turpentine) · P. vera (Pistachio)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal November 27, 2007:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Ramirez-Marcial, N. & Gonz├ílez-Espinosa, M. 1998. Pistacia mexicana. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 February 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-05-14