torote blanco Anacardiaceae Pachycormus discolor
Leaf:Alternate, drought deciduous, pinnately compound, to 2 inches with adequate moisture, individual leaflets usually oval with entire or with round-toothed margins, the terminal leaflets often 3-lobed, green on both surfaces, non-aromatic.
Flower:Creamy yellow-white or pink, displayed in panicles or racemes, individual flowers 1/4 inch with 5 petals, appearing at any time from spring to fall.
Fruit:Dry, bladder-like, small little information available.
Twig:Gray-brown, moderate to stout, with spur shoots.
Bark:Showy, older/slow-growing bark weathering to gray, papery peeling tan to white bark on faster-growing stems, the inner bark greenish and photosynthetic; with a resinous sap when cut.
Form:A shrub or small tree, to 30 feet, widespreading, with a very short, thick, trunk, may have a bulbous root crown.