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Noun: Rhus
  1. Deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern Australia; usually limited to nonpoisonous sumacs (see genus Toxicodendron)
    - genus Rhus

Type of: dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus

Part of: Anacardiaceae, family Anacardiaceae, sumac family

Encyclopedia: Rhus