Lentisk: Lentisk or mastic shrub, or lentisk pistachio tree (Anacardiaceae family - Botanical name: Pistacia lentiscus L.) is a shrub that grows in scrubland and maquis in Mediterranean climates. Mastic tree has evergreen foliage and bears fruit, first red, then black.
The name pistachio comes from the Greek pistake. The name lentisk comes from the Latin lentus (viscous).
The lentisk is generally a shrub that can reach three meters, it is sometimes...
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