Rhus laevigata

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Rhus laevigata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Rhus
Species: R. laevigata
Binomial name
Rhus laevigata

Rhus laevigata, the dune currant rhus, is a small, bushy, evergreen tree that occurs in fynbos and coastal shrub in South Africa. It looks very similar to its close relative Rhus glauca but has larger leaflets.


  • Van Wyk: Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa, Struik, 1997.