Pistacia atlantica ~ Atlantic Pistachio

Pistacia atlantica ~ Atlantic Pistachio

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Deciduous tree, 3-7 m tall, usually with single, thick stem, many branches above.

Leaves: odd pinnately compound, winged; segments 3-5 pairs, 2-5 cm long, ovate-lanceolate, glabrous, surface greyish, waxy

Flowers: Unisexual, arranged in a compound panicular inflorescence

Flowering: March-April

Fruits: Small, rounded, red, brown or bluish

Habitat: Mountains and marginal lands in Irbid, Ajloun, Jarash, Alouk, Amman, Tafila, Shaubak, Qasr Amra and Eastern Desert

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