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Rhus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28772

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): sumac [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAnacardiaceae  – cashews  
                               GenusRhus L. – sumac  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Rhus aromatica Aiton – fragrant sumac 
                                  Species Rhus X ashei (Small) Greene (pro. sp.)  
                                  Species Rhus chinensis Mill. – Chinese sumac 
                                  Species Rhus copallinum L. – flameleaf sumac, winged sumac, shining sumac 
                                  Species Rhus coriaria L. – Sicilian sumac 
                                  Species Rhus glabra L. – sumac glabre, smooth sumac 
                                  Species Rhus integrifolia (Nutt.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex W.H. Brewer & S. Watson – lemonade sumac 
                                  Species Rhus kearneyi F.A. Barkley – Kearney's sumac 
                                  Species Rhus michauxii Sarg. – Michaux's sumac, false poison sumac 
                                  Species Rhus microphylla Engelm. ex A. Gray – littleleaf sumac 
                                  Species Rhus ovata S. Watson – sugar sumac 
                                  Species Rhus X pulvinata Greene (pro. sp.) – pulvinate sumac 
                                  Species Rhus punjabensis J.L. Stewart ex Brandis  
                                  Species Rhus sandwicensis A. Gray – neneleau 
                                  Species Rhus taitensis Guill.  
                                  Species Rhus typhina L. – staghorn sumac 
                                  Species Rhus virens Lindh. ex A. Gray – evergreen sumac 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Anacardiaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Rhus   
  Source: Anacardiaceae. FNA, vol. 13. In review, manuscript (version 2012)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Pell, S. K., J. D. Mitchell, and A. J. Miller. In review. Anacardiaceae. For: Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America North of Mexico. 12+ vols. New York and Oxford. Vol. 13   
  Reference for: Rhus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Rhus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Rhus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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