Sumac

Heap ground sumach on dark stone background
Catégories : Plantes médicinales
Sumac (Wikipedia)

Sumac
Temporal range: Ypresian–Recent
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Sumac fruit in the autumn season
Scientific classification e
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Sapindales
Family:Anacardiaceae
Subfamily:Anacardioideae
Genus:Rhus
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Type species
Rhus coriaria
Species

About 35 species; see text

Synonyms
List
    • Duckera F.A.Barkley
    • Festania Raf.
    • Lobadium Raf.
    • Melanococca Blume
    • Neostyphonia Shafer
    • Pocophorum Neck.
    • Rhoeidium Greene
    • Styphonia Nutt.
    • Sumacus Raf.
    • Thezera Raf.
    • Turpinia Raf.

Sumac (/ˈsmæk/ or /ˈʃmæk/), also spelled sumach, is any of about 35 species of flowering plants in the genus Rhus and related genera in the cashew family (Anacardiaceae). Sumacs grow in subtropical and temperate regions throughout the world, including East Asia, Africa, and North America. Sumac is used as a spice, as a dye, and in medicine.


Sumac (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

The noun is derived from Middle English sumac, asimac, simak, sumak, symak (portions of the shrub Rhus coriaria, chiefly used for medicinal purposes), from Anglo-Norman sumak, symak, and Old French sumac, or directly from its etymon Medieval Latin sumach, sumac, from Arabic سُمَّاق(summāq), from Classical Syriac ܣܘܡܩܐ(summāqā, red; sumac)

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