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Pistacia sp., Pistacia
Pistacia lentiscus

Pistacia sp.

Family: Anacardiaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate water

Well-known species in the genus Pistacia include P. vera, the pistachio, grown for its edible seeds; P. terebinthus, from which terebinth resin, a turpentine, is produced; P. lentiscus, source of the plant resin mastic; and P. chinensis, the Chinese pistache, cultivated as an ornamental tree.

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