Schinus molle L.

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
    (CASHEW or MANGO or SUMAC FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schinus molle L.
  • Common name : False Pepper Tree, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Peppercorn Tree, Californian Pepper Tree, American Pepper, Pepper Tree, Peruvian Pepper Tree.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Small tree; drupes red when ripe
  • Collection Nos : CJS 18431,CJS 10280
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Mysuru district
  • Native : Brazil, Paraguay
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Schinus molle. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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