Brazilian Peppertree
Schinus terebinthifolius RaddiAnacardiaceae

common name synonyms: Warui, Florida Holly, Faux Poivrier, Christmas Berry

scientific name synonyms: Schinus terebinthifolia

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Sapindales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: naturalized

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: Yes

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Southern Europe, Iberian Peninsula

native range: S.W. Brazil, Paraguay (South America)

notes: locally naturalized, native to S.W. Brazil, Paraguay (Fl Eur 1964); introduced and invasive in U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: naturalized

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth