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Noun1.Toxicodendron - in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touchToxicodendron - in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touch; of North America and northern South America
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
poison ash, poison dogwood, Rhus vernix, Toxicodendron vernix, poison sumac - smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berries; yields an irritating oil
markweed, poison mercury, Rhus radicans, Toxicodendron radicans, poison oak, poison ivy - climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact
Rhus diversiloba, Toxicodendron diversilobum, western poison oak - poisonous shrub of the Pacific coast of North America that causes a rash on contact
eastern poison oak, Rhus quercifolia, Rhus toxicodenedron, Toxicodendron quercifolium - poisonous shrub of southeastern United States causing a rash on contact
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Lacquer trees belong to the genus Toxicodendron (formerly Rhus) and family Anacardiaceae with more than 73 genera and 600 species all over the world.
People tend to be afraid of it because of its cousin, poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix), although the two are very different; poison sumac has white berries and grows in marshy areas.
The common limestone species, such as Pistacia weinmannifolia and Pistacia chinensis (Anacardiaceae), Olea yunnanensis (Oleaceae), and Toxicodendron griffithii (Anacardiaceae), as well as Ulmaceae species, Carpinus mobeigiana and Ceitis tetrandra, are frequently present in the SWEB on limestone section.
The site is dominated by wetland shrubs such as Alnus incana, Vaccinium corymbosum, and Toxicodendron vernix that provide shaded conditions in the understory across the fen.
Common causes of allergic contact dermatitis include toxicodendron plants (poison ivy, oak, and sumac; cashew nut tree; and mango), metals (nickel and gold), topical antibiotics (neomycin and bacitracin), fragrance and Balsam of Peru, deodorant, preservatives (formaldehyde), and rubber (elastic and gloves).
Rhus succedanea (formerly Toxicodendron succedaneum) has been used in indigenous medicine for quite a long time in the treatment of asthma, cough, and colicky pains [2], and has anti-rumor, anti-oxidation, hangover cure, and gastritis suppression effects [3].
Rhus toxicodendron (poison ivy,) is by far the most common remedy for travel muscle and joint stiffness and cramps.
Some common medicines made from plant kingdom are Allium cepa, Pulsatilla, Bryonia, Belladonna, Gelsemium, Rhus toxicodendron, Aconite, etc.