Rhus microphylla Engelm. ex A. Gray
Littleleaf Desert Sumac, Littleleaf Sumac
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Sapindales||Includes citrus; maples, horse-chestnuts, lychees and rambutans; mangos and cashews; frankincense and myrrh; mahogany and neem|
|Family||Anacardiaceae||Cashew or sumac family|
|Genus||Rhus||From Greek rhous, ancient name for sumac|
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Rhus microphylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Jun 2012.
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5/25/2009 · Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ
≈ 8 × 6" (21 × 14 cm)
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