Definition of Japanese lacquer tree
1. Noun. Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained.
Group relationships: Genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
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Literary usage of Japanese lacquer tree
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1. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"... while in Japan there are five indigenous species, and among them three which can properly be considered trees. The Japanese Lacquer-tree (Rhus ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"... the Japanese Lacquer- tree, but really an introduced plant from China, has played a conspicuous part in the development of the mechanical arts in China ..."
3. Poison Ivy and Swamp Sumach by Annie Oakes Huntington (1908)
"The poison sumach closely resembles the japanese lacquer tree, which yields the valuable varnish so much used in the decorative wooden- ware of that country ..."
4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"... Rhus radicans and diversiloba (Poison Ivy); Rhus pumila (a Southern species)—all common in North America; the japanese lacquer tree (Rhus ..."