sumac family


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Related to sumac family: poison sumac, staghorn sumac
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Noun1.sumac family - the cashew familysumac 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
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Anacardium, genus Anacardium - type genus of the Anacardiaceae: cashew
Astronium, genus Astronium - a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Anacardiaceae
Cotinus, genus Cotinus - smoke trees
genus Malosma, Malosma - one species; often included in the genus Rhus
genus Mangifera, Mangifera - tropical tree native to Asia bearing fleshy fruit
genus Pistacia, Pistacia - a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
genus Rhodosphaera, Rhodosphaera - one species; an Australian evergreen sumac
genus Rhus, Rhus - 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 Schinus, Schinus - genus of evergreen shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical regions of South and Central America and Canary Islands and China
genus Spondias, Spondias - tropical trees having one-seeded fruit
genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron - 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
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Various members of the sumac family (Anacardiaceae) can be found in North America, southern Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern Australia in a variety of forms, including deciduous or evergreen, shrubs, trees or woody climbers, in temperate or subtropical climates.
Goncalo alves is a member of the sumac family, which comprises some 400 species of trees and shrubs from around the world.