Rhus coriaria L.

Common name

English: Elm-Leaved Sumach, Tanner's Sumach

German: Gerber-Sumach

Portuguese: Sumagre


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Sapindales (66)

        Family: Anacardiaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Rhus (5)

           Epithet: coriaria L. (1)

coriaria => from lat. 'coriaria frutex' for R. coriaria, derived from lat. corium (leather) in ref. to the plants tannin content


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub, arborescent

Flower colour: green, white

External links

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