Pistacia mexicana

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Pistacia mexicana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Pistacia
Species: P. mexicana
Binomial name
Pistacia mexicana

Pistacia mexicana, the American pistachio,[1] is a species of plant in the Anacardiaceae family found in Guatemala, Mexico, and Texas. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

Natural range


  1. ^ "Pistacia americana". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Ramirez-Marcial, N. & González-Espinosa, M. 1998. Pistacia mexicana. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.