Rhus


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rhus

(rʊs)
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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Some of the communities and RHUs that adopted SHINE OS+ this year include Gawad Kalinga Ark of Noah in Bocaue, Bulacan; Pototan and Banate RHUs in Iloilo, and RHUs 2, 3, and 4 in San Mateo, Rizal.
For this reason you need to have at least a medium-size garden, or grow the Rhus variety Laciniata, which is less vigorous.
Dos anos mas tarde, todos los paises de la region en el marco de reuniones organizadas por la OPS, firmaron las metas regionales para los RHUS 2007-2015.
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.
Two prospective, self-controlled cohort studies (N=30) showed that high-potency topical steroids improved symptoms associated with artificially induced Rhus dermatitis in a group with a history of that type of dermatitis.
Key Words: Rhus coriaria; phytochemistry; antioxidant; antibacterial; sumac.
The flowers of the rhus are insignificant but in late summer the female plants produce spikes of small crimson fruits.
Identification of Rhus verniciflua Stokes compounds that exhibit free radical scavenging and anti-apoptotic properties.
QI have a superb Rhus bush that has quite a lot of suckers and I am not sure what to do about them.
Note: all of the Rhus species mentioned above contain dermatitic sap.