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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Pistacia

Chinese pistache
Cyprus turpentine
mastic tree

Hierarchical position of the Genus Pistacia

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Rutanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 311. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Burserales Baskerville
pub. Aff. Pl.: 102. 1839.
   Subordo  Anacardiineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 143. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Anacardiaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot.: 127. Sep 1830, nom. cons.
common name: Sumacs, Cashew
   Subfamilia  Pistacioideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 629, 1092, 1139. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Pistacieae Marchand
pub. R�v. Anacardiac.: 184. Jan-Jun 1869.
   Genus  Pistacia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: pistache

Named members of the Genus Pistacia

   Species  atlantica Desf.
common name: Mt. Atlas mastic tree
   Species  cabulica Stocks
syn. Pistacia atlantica
   Species  chinensis Bunge
common name: Chinese pistache
   Species  lentiscus L.
common name: mastic tree
   Species  mexicana Kunth
common name: American pistachio
   Species  simaruba L.
syn. Bursera simaruba
   Species  terebinthus L.
common name: Cyprus turpentine
   Species  texana Swingle
syn. Pistacia mexicana
   Species  vera L.
common name: pistachio

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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