Brazilian pepper tree

Schinus terebinthifolius

Shrub or small tree to 7 m high.

Leaves pinnate with 3–9 leaflets (mostly 5–9), the rachis slightly winged; leaflets opposite, sessile, elliptic, 3–8 cm long, 1–2.5 cm wide; apex obtuse to acute and minutely apiculate, base obtuse to acute, or attenuate in terminal leaflet; terminal leaflet slightly larger than others.

Inflorescence terminal or in upper leaf axils, 5–11 cm long. Petals ovate, c. 2 mm long, white.

Drupe spherical, 4–5 mm diameter, red, glossy.

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