Definition of Rhus diversiloba
1. Noun. Poisonous shrub of the Pacific coast of North America that causes a rash on contact.
Group relationships: Genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
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Literary usage of Rhus diversiloba
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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"SECRETORY CANALS OF Rhus diversiloba JAMES B. MCNAIR In Rhus diversiloba T. and G. the resin passages are situated in the roots, stems, leaves, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"Rhus diversiloba. K. diversiloba. California!! Poison Oak. AT. 0. Anacardiaceae. Tincture of fresh leaves. Clinical.—Chicken-pox. Eczema. Erysipelas. ..."
3. Therapeutic Gazette (1917)
"Febrile symptoms are the exception and not the rule in rhus diversiloba dermatitis. 7. ... The principal poisonous constituent of Rhus diversiloba by direct ..."
4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"Rhus diversiloba is the common poison oak of the Pacific coast, and closely resembles rhus toxicodendron. Dr. White gives a full and interesting account of ..."
5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1898)
""The poisonous sumach bears white berries; i red-berried varieties may be handled without ham The Rhus diversiloba, or poison oak, ..."
6. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"RHUS INTEGRIFOLIA. PRUNUS DEMISSA. CEANOTHUS DENTATUS. Rhus diversiloba. ... Rhus diversiloba occurs with them frequently and Cercocarpus, Amelanchier, ..."
7. American Observer Medical Monthly (1878)
"Rhus diversiloba resembles the other members of the rhus family, ... The habitat of rhus diversiloba extends over the whole Northern Pacific Coast, ..."