Pistacia khinjuk

Pistacia khinjuk Stocks

Common Names

هاشيت (Arabic), بطم (بُطَم) (Arabic), بطم (بُطَم) (Arabic), بطم (بُطَم) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Overview

Description

Deciduous tree; leaves 8-15 cm,
imparipinnate,
glabrous

(our varieties),
the rhachis terete,
not winged; leaflets 1-4 pairs,

2-6 x 1-2.5 cm,
lanceolate,
the base oblique,
the apex acuminate; terminal leaflet petioliolate,
slightly shorter than the laterals; male flowers: subsessile,
in erect,
much-branched loose panicles to 10 cm; stamens 4-5,
filaments,
rudimentary; pistil minute; female flowers: pedicellate,
in loose spreading panicle to 15 cm; perianth c. 2.5 mm; ovary c. 2.5 mm; style very short,
stigmas longer than the ovary; drupe 5-6 x 5 mm,
depressed globose-ovoid,
apiculate,
glabrous…var microphylla: Leaflets 1-2( -3)-paired,
never 4-paired,
1.5-2.5 x 1-1.5 em.

Description

Size

Height: 3-6 m

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Gebel Elba,
Egypt,
Desert east,
Bishareen of Gebel Elba

Life Expectancy

Perennail

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..