... Thank you! That s the word. All I ever remember is Rhus verni-mumble. Once people realize it s a close cousin of poison sumac, they understand why IMessage 1 of 5 , Sep 20, 2000View Sourcemarkejag@... wrote:
>Thank you! That's the word. All I ever remember is "Rhus verni-mumble." <G>
> Lacquer is made from the sap of the lacquer tree (Rhus verenflfknflsflknfd
> [I can never remember the linnean name]).
> Lacquer is from a sumac tree, (urushi, Rhus verniciflua) it is highly
> reactive, can cause severe rashes and is deadly if you are allergic to it!
Once people realize it's a close cousin of poison sumac, they understand why I
don't like to work with it. <G>