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Common name

English: Red currant


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Sapindales (68)

        Family: Anacardiaceae (19)(family description)

          Genus: Rhus (5)

            Epithet: chirindensis Baker f. (1)

Synonyms: Rhus chirendensis R. & A. Fernandes, Rhus legatii Schönland

chirindensis => of the Chirinda Forest, Zimbabwe

legatii => in honor of Charles Edward Legat (1876-1966), Scottish Chief Conservator of Forests in South Africa


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Rhus chirindensis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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