A family of some 70 genera and 600 species of shrubs, trees and climbers, mostly from tropical and sub-tropical regions. It contains a number of plants of economic importance, notably the Mango, Pistachio and Cashew Nut. [FNSW]. Represented in the Hortus by a number of ornamental species, including at least 2 with economic potential as sources of resin.
Plants in this Family
- Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi
- Schinus polygama (Cav.) Cabrera var. longifolia Fenzl. ex Engl.
- Schinus polygama (Cav.) Cabrera var. dentata
- Schinus polygama (Cav.) Cabrera
- Schinus molle L.
- Rhus verniciflua Stokes
- Rhus typhina L
- Rhus lucida L.
- Rhus coriaria L.
- Pistacia terebinthus L.
- Pistacia lentiscus L.
- Cotinus coggygria Scop.