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Family: ANACARDIACEAE 

 Pachycormus discolor
 
  
Author:  Frederick Vernon Coville 1911
Family:  Anacardiaceae
Habitat:  Baja California
Soil:  Lava
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  1 meter
Height:  10 meters
Flower:  Crème-Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Elephant Tree, Copalquín, Torote Blanco.
Synonyms:  Schinus discolor, Bentham 1844. Veatchia discolor T. S. Brandegee 1889. Rhus veatchiana Kellogg 1863.
Got it from:  Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands/Koege, Danmark
Year:  2003/2004
   This member of the Anacardiaceae family from Baja California's west coast was given this name by Frederick Vernon Coville in 1911. It grows on lava-rubble or hillsides with little water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to one meter in diameter and reach 10 meters in height. The plentiful flowers are crème to pink.