Terebinth (Pistacia terebinthus)
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Yields the resin ‘Cyprus turpentine’, which is obtained from incisions made in the bark (not the trunk) of the tree[1, 2, 11, 46, 117, 200]. The incisions are made from mid summer to mid autumn. It is mainly used medicinally in the treatment of cancer and also as a chewing gum.
The plant can be used as a rootstock for the pistachio nut, P. vera.
A red dye is obtained from galls that are formed on the leaves by aphis.
The plant is a source of tannin.
Cultivation & Habitat
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