Definition of Schinus terebinthifolius

1. Noun. Small Brazilian evergreen resinous tree or shrub having dark green leaflets and white flowers followed by bright red fruit; used as a street tree and lawn specimen.

Exact synonyms: Brazilian Pepper Tree
Group relationships: Genus Schinus, Schinus
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schinus Terebinthifolius

Schilder's disease
Schiller
Schilling's band cell
Schilling's blood count
Schilling's index
Schilling type of monocytic leukaemia
Schimatari
Schimatario
Schimatarion
Schindler
Schindler disease
Schinus
Schinus chichita
Schinus molle
Schinus terebinthifolius (current term)
Schiotz tonometer
Schirmer test
Schistosoma bovis
Schistosoma indicum
Schistosoma intercalatum
Schistosoma malayensis
Schistosoma mattheei
Schistosoma mekongi
Schistosoma protease
Schistosoma spindale
Schistosomiasis intercalatum
Schizachyrium
Schizachyrium scoparium
Schizaea

Literary usage of Schinus terebinthifolius

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1. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"This is well represented by Schinus terebinthifolius (fig. 260); the cotyledons besides showing the characters above mentioned are more conspicuously ..."

2. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1833)
"probably belong to some of the varieties. 232. (1.) Schinus terebinthifolius, Linn.—Missions of Brazil, Baird. 233. (2. ..."

3. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"The most valuable tree and the king of the Cerrados is the Aroeira (Schinus terebinthifolius, "T Echinus molle) : the timber is of excessive hardness, ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1846)
"... together with great abundance of Schinus terebinthifolius. In the hedges by the road-side I saw several species of Cissus, ..."

5. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"... covered with a low and sparse vegetation, consisting of clumps of bushes, among which the aroeira (Schinus terebinthifolius), as Gardner has remarked, ..."

6. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"... Pepper tree (Schinus terebinthifolius) from Brazil. The Tung Oil Tree.—The Tung Oil tree (Aleurites fordii), also known as the Chinese Wood Oil tree, ..."

7. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"... Pepper tree (Schinus terebinthifolius) from Brazil. The Tung Oil Tree.—The Tung Oil tree (Aleurites fordii), also known as the Chinese Wood Oil tree, ..."

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