Known as Peruvian pepper, American pepper, Peruvian peppertree, escobilla, false pepper, molle del Peru, pepper tree, peppercorn tree, Californian pepper tree, pirul and Peruvian mastic) is an evergreen tree growing up to 15 meters /50 feet.
Exactly that tree (Schinus molle) is growing here all over Algarve. Local people use it sometimes as pepper, but also mix it with black pepper.
It is native to the Peruvian Andes, pink fruits are sold as ‘pink
peppercorns’ although the tree unrelated to true pepper (Piper nigrum).