Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi

Broad-leaf Pepper Tree

Shrub or small tree to 7 m tall, branchlets not pendent. Leaflets 7-11, obovate to elliptic,1-3 cm wide, opposite, entire or toothed, stalkless. Fruit more or less round, about 5 mm wide, red.

Though rare in Vic it is cultivated and naturalised in E Qld.


VIC: S Yarra (Domain, NE of Shrine); Williamstown (Bot. Gds).

Morton (1978).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Anacardiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Sapindales
family       Anacardiaceae
genus        Schinus L.