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Rhus taitensis Guill.

Sumac
This tree is common on roadsides around Cairns. It is recorded as an introduced species by Jessup (1985) but some early collections indicate that it may have been in Australia before European settlement.

  Rhus taitensis Rhus taitensis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Kuranda, North Queensland Location:Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:6029 Field No.:6029
     
  Rhus taitensis Rhus taitensis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Kuranda, North Queensland Location:Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:6029 Field No.:6029
     
  Rhus taitensis Rhus taitensis
 
  Description:Tree Description:Leaves
  Location:Kuranda, North Queensland Location:Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:6029 Field No.:6029
     
  Rhus taitensis Rhus taitensis
 
  Description:Tree Description:Tree on roadside
  Location:Kuranda, North Queensland Location:Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E GPS coordinates:16˚49.2624S, 14537.5569E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:6029 Field No.:6029
     

 

References (accessed 13 August 2017):

Identified by Tony Bean, Queensland Herbarium.Brisbane

Jessup, L.W. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1985), Anacardiaceae.
Flora of Australia 25:
185

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Rhus taitensis