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Species Name:    Schinus terebinthifolius
Common Name:     

           Brazilian pepper

 

I. TAXONOMY

Kingdom Phylum/Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus:
Plantae Tracheophyta  Magnoliopsida  Sapindales Anacardiaceae  Schinus


Brazilian pepper, Schinus terebinthifolius
a highly invasive nuisance species in Florida. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Detail of Schinus terebinthifolius fruit . Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name:
Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi

Common Name:
Brazilian peppertree, Christmas berry, faux poivrier, Florida holly, warui

Synonymy:
None

Other Taxonomic Groupings:
Subkingdom : Tracheobionta
Division : Magnoliophyta
Subclass : Rosidae

 

 

 

 

 


 

Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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