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rhus

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n
(Plants) any shrub or small tree of the anacardiaceous genus Rhus, several species of which are cultivated as ornamentals for their foliage, which assumes brilliant colours in autumn. See also sumach
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Noun1.rhus - deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern AustraliaRhus - 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)
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Anacardiaceae, family Anacardiaceae, sumac family - the cashew family; trees and shrubs and vines having resinous (sometimes poisonous) juice; includes cashew and mango and pistachio and poison ivy and sumac
shumac, sumach, sumac - a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)
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As care providers, RHUs will receive reimbursement from PhilHealth for care services rendered to poor patients who are Philhealth members.
Professor Benjamin Sovacool from rhus University said that this means that it was now necessary to decide where to spend the water in the future.
Hypoglycaemic activity of two spices extracts: Rhus coriaria L.
Botanically, Rhus natalensis is a shrub 2-3 m high or a small tree up to 8 m tall; bark of the branchlets greyish or white and older ones dull grey, lenticillate and rough.
Take root cuttings from oriental *poppies, verbascum, Primula denticulata, Phlox paniculata, rhus and other plants.
Note: all of the Rhus species mentioned above contain dermatitic sap.
If you were to ask any homeopath the number one most common homeopathic medicine for joint pain, the answer would unequivocally be Rhus toxicodendron (poison ivy), a member of the Anacardiaceae (cashew) family.
The stem bark of Rhus contains high levels of urushiols, which are responsible for allergic reactions, but its heartwood is devoid of urushiols, and hence this part is being used as a tonic against cancer and for removing the intoxication of smoking or lingering (Park et al.
The genera of frequently occurring seeds included Andropogon, Digitaria, Panicum, Phytolacca, Rhus, Solidago, and Uniola.
Rhus do have a tendency to suckering, so you need to remove rooted suckers in autumn and cut the stems to 1ft above the ground in February.
IF YOU want to make a statement in autumn with some dazzling foliage, look no further than the rhus, a shrub bearing the most sizzling colours as its palm-like leaves turn yellow, orange or purple.