The genus Rhus is undergoing taxonomic review and, if the changes are accepted, this species will be called Toxicodendron rhetsoides (Craib) Tardieu[
Rhus rhetsoides is an evergreen tree that grows around 10 metres tall.
The tree is planted as a pioneer species in reforestation projects in Thailand[
Southeast Asia - Thailand.
Evergreen forest at elevations around 1,100 metres.
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A fast-growing tree[
The tree is planted as a pioneer species in northern Thailand in reforestation projects to restore native woodland - it is planted in degraded woodland and open areas in a mix with various other species that all have the ability to grow fast; produce dense, weed-suppressing crowns; and attract seed-dispersing wildlife, particularly birds and bats[
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