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Schinus
Schinus terebinthifolius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Schinus
Species

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Sch.areira
Schinus areira flowers

Schinus a large genus of Anacardiaceae, many tree. It prefers tropic subhumid zones. Californian pepper tree S.areira native from Mexico to South America. Various species grown as ornamental, e.g. S.areira, and Brazilian pepper S.terebinthifolius.

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