Genus: Searsia F. A. Barkley

Possible synonym of: Rhus L.

Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Common names: sumac
Genus number: 18282
Last updated: 08-Nov-2011
Accession Count: 22 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Miller, A. J. et al. 2001. Phylogeny and biogeography of Rhus (Anacardiaceae) based on ITS sequence data. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 162:1401-1407. Note: accepts
  2. Moffett, R. O. 2007. Name changes in the Old World Rhus and recognition of Searsia (Anacardiaceae). Bothalia 37:165-175. Note: accepts
  3. Pell, S. K. et al. 2008. Phylogenetic split of Malagasy and African taxa of Protorhus and Rhus (Anacardiaceae) based on cpDNA trnL-trnF and nrDNA ETS and ITS sequence data. Syst. Bot. 33:375-383. Note: accepts
  4. Yang, Y.-Y. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic analyses of Searsia (Anacardiaceae) from eastern Asia and its biogeographic disjunction with its African relatives. S. African J. Bot. 106:129-136. Note: accepts
  5. Yi, T.-S. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic and biogeographic diversification of Rhus (Anacardiaceae) in the Northern Hemisphere. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 33:861-879. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 7 April 2020.