Definition of Peruvian mastic tree

1. Noun. Small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peruvian Mastic Tree

Pertik's diverticulum
Pertusaria
Pertusariaceae
Peru
Perugia
Perugian
Perugians
Perun
Perutz
Peruvian
Peruvian balsam
Peruvian bark
Peruvian cotton
Peruvian current
Peruvian lily
Peruvian mastic tree
Peruvian monetary unit
Peruvian slaty antshrike
Peruvian slaty antshrikes
Peruvian tarantula
Peruvian wart
Peruvianness
Peruvians
Pesach
Pesah
Pesaro
Pesaro e Urbino
Pescara
Pesh Merga

Literary usage of Peruvian mastic tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"PERUVIAN MASTIC-TREE. CALIFORNIAN PEPPER-TREE. Figs. 3567, 3568. Evergreen tree, 20 ft. and more, with rounded outline and graceful, pendulous branchlets ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Pepper-tree, Chili Pepper* (California), Peruvian Mastic-tree, Pepper shrub. Fruit pungent, used in Chili to prepare a wine. 1800. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"PEPPER-TREE, PERUVIAN MASTIC- TREE, or PEA-TREE, several species of the genus Schinus of the family ..."

4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Pepper-tree, Peruvian Mastic-tree, or Pea- tree, several species of the genus Schinus of the order ..."

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