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Shrub, tree; generally dioecious or flowers bisexual and unisexual; resin clear, often weathering black, generally aromatic, latex milky or 0. Leaf: simple to ternate- or odd-pinnate-compound, alternate, deciduous or evergreen; stipules 0. Inflorescence: raceme or panicle; flowers generally many. Flower: generally unisexual, radial; sepals generally 5, base generally ± fused; petals 5, generally > sepals, free; (perianth parts 1–7 in Pistacia); stamens 4–7 or 10, vestigial in pistillate flowers; ovary superior, vestigial or 0 in staminate flowers, subtended by ± lobed, disk-like nectary, chamber generally 1, ovule generally 1, styles 1–3. Fruit: drupe-like, generally ± flat, sticky or not, hairs short or 0; pulp ± resinous, aromatic or not.
70+ genera, ± 850 species: tropics, warm temperate; some ornamental (Rhus, Schinus), cultivated for fruit (Anacardium, cashew; Mangifera, mango; Pistacia, pistachio). TOXIC: many genera produce contact dermatitis. [Yi et al. 2007 Syst Bot 32:379–391] —Scientific Editors: Bruce G. Baldwin, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Pell 2004 Ph.D. Dissertation, Louisiana State Univ, Baton Rouge; Cronquist et al. 1997 Anacardiaceae In: Intermountain Flora 3A:313–317; Wannan & Quinn 1991 Bot J Linn Soc 107:349–385; Wannan & Quinn 1990 Bot J Linn Soc 103:225–252; Ibe & Leis 1979 Bull Torrey Bot Club 106:140–144; Brizicky 1963 J Arnold Arbor 44:60–80]
Key to Anacardiaceae
Shrubs or trees; generally monoecious. Leaf: ternate-pinnate-compound, ± evergreen [deciduous], generally entire [to lobed]. Inflorescence: panicle [raceme], terminal and/or axillary; flowers ± sessile to pedicelled. Flower: stamens 5; styles 3, fused at base. Fruit: ± spheric, glabrous [hairy]; pulp thin, resinous.
120 species: Mediterranean, Asia, Africa. (P.B. Sears, American ecologist, 1891–1990) [Pell et al. 2008 Syst Bot 33:375–383]
Plant 1–8 m. Leaf: petiole 2–5 mm; leaflets 2.5–12 cm, 0.5–2 cm wide, linear to narrowly lanceolate, generally entire, ± leathery, generally flat, tip acute to ± obtuse. Inflorescence: pendant; bractlets 2–4 mm. Flower: sepals green, glandular; petals white to ± yellow. Fruit: 5–8 mm diam, smooth, yellow or yellow-brown, glabrous.
Canyons, alluvial fans in desert, coastal scrub, riparian woodland, disturbed places; < 500 m. South Coast, Sonoran Desert; native to southern Africa. [Rhus lancea L. f.] Cult elsewhere. Mar–Jun [Online Interchange]
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26 2015
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Searsia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=93752, accessed on May 26 2015
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