Schinus L.

, Sp. Pl. [Linnaeus] 1: 388 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Plantarum
1: 388
Date of Publication
1 Mai 1753
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
Designated type: S. molle L.
Chosen By
Hitchc. Nom. Prop. Brit. Bot. 153. 1929 [Aug 1929]

Nomenclatural Notes

et in Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 184 (1754)


Linnaeus ((Phil. Bot. 192, 3rd column. 1754) derived the genus name Schinus from schinos, an ancient Greek name, used by Dioscoredes pertaining to some trees. As a tradition, such classical tree names are treated as feminine


Same citation as
Schinus L., Sp. Pl. [Linnaeus] 1: 388 (1753).