Tapiscia

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Tapiscia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/tapiscia/). Accessed 2019-12-10.

Family

  • Staphyleaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Tapiscia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/tapiscia/). Accessed 2019-12-10.

The generic name Tapiscia is an anagram of Pistacia, to which this species, the only one of its genus, bears some resemblance. Its taxonomic position is uncertain, and it should perhaps rank, with one other genus, as a distinct family, near to the Staphyleaceae, in which it is usually placed.

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