Pistacia lentiscus

Pistacia lentiscus L.

Common Names

Lentisk (English), Mastic tree (English)

Languages: English

Description

Size

Height: 1-2.5 m.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Atlantic Islands, Portugal, Mediterranean Region, Tropical East Africa.

Distribution in Egypt

Mareotic Sector, North Sinai.

Habitat

Wadi beds.

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..