CMMC – August Close Up or Macro

 Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge (CMMC)

Schinus molle (Peruvian pepper, also known as American pepperPeruvian peppertreeescobillafalse pepperrosé peppermolle del Perupepper tree, peppercorn treeCalifornia pepper treepirul (in Mexican Spanish site), Peruvian mastic and Pepperina) is an evergreen tree that grows to 15 meters (50 feet). It is native to the Peruvian Andes. The bright pink fruits of Schinus molle are often sold as “pink peppercorns” although S. molle is unrelated to true pepper (Piper nigrum). The word molle in Schinus molle comes from mulli, the Quechua word for the tree.