Jepson eFlora
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Key to Anacardiaceae

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1. Tree; leaves compound, leaflets 7–16+

2. Leaf axes winged; perianth parts 1–7, bract-like, unequal; stamens 4–7, in 1 whorl ..... PISTACIA

2' Leaf axes not winged; sepals 5, petals 5; stamens generally 10, in 2 whorls ..... SCHINUS

1' Shrub, vine-like or not; leaves simple to compound, leaflets 3–5

3. Leaves evergreen, simple, entire to toothed or crenate or shallowly 3-lobed; petals white to ± pink

4. Fruit 2–3 mm diam, glabrous, not sticky; inflorescence branches slender ..... MALOSMA

4' Fruit 6–10 mm diam, puberulent, sticky; inflorescence branches stout ..... RHUS (2)

3' Leaves deciduous or evergreen, deep-lobed to compound, leaflets 0 or 3–5; petals yellow to yellow-green

5. Leaves ± evergreen, leaflets linear to narrowly lanceolate, generally entire ..... SEARSIA

5' Leaves deciduous, leaf lobes or leaflets oblong or ovate to ± diamond-shaped or ± round, entire to lobed

6. Inflorescence terminal; flowers ± sessile; leaflets adaxially dull; fruit red ..... RHUS (2)

6' Inflorescence axillary; flowers pedicelled; leaflets adaxially shiny; fruit creamy white ..... TOXICODENDRON

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