Pistacia terebinthus L.


Genus: Pistacia

Catalan common name: Arbre del pi. Cornicabra. Garrofer bord. Llampuga. Noguereta.

Spanish common name: Cornicabra. Terebinto.

Province distribution: Alacant. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Mediterranean

Uses and properties: Aromatic.

IUCN Category: ENEndangered

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Macrophanerophyte.

Habitats: Oakforest. Rock crevices and cliff faces. Rock creviceses of the Serra de Tramuntana.

Characteristics: A bush that lives clinging to the crevices of the rocky walls of the Serra de Tramuntana, it is a winter deciduous tree, which notably distinguishes it from the mastick tree, another characteristic are the leaves, which are much greater and have a terminal foliole (odd-pinnate) instead of all leaves in pairs (even-pinnate).