Rhododendron

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Contains 5 accepted taxa overall.

Family:ERICACEAE
Common Name:RHODODENDRON
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ERICALES
FamilyERICACEAE
Genus Rhododendron

Citation

Citation RHODODENDRON Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 392. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Rhododendron ferrugineum Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 680. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Rhododendron alabamense ALABAMA AZALEA
Rhododendron austrinum FLORIDA FLAME AZALEA; ORANGE AZALEA
Rhododendron canescens SWEET PINXTER AZALEA; MOUNTAIN AZALEA
Rhododendron minus var. chapmanii CHAPMAN'S RHODODENDRON
Rhododendron viscosum SWAMP AZALEA

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Azalea Azalea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 150. 1753, nom. rej. vs. Loiseleuria Desvaux 1813. TYPE: = Loiseleuria Desvaux 1813.
Azaleastrum Azaleastrum (Planchon) Rydberg, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 1: 297. 1900.BASIONYM: Rhododendron Linnaeus, subg. Azaleastrum Planchon, Fl. Serres 9: 75. 1853-1854.TYPE: Azaleastrum albiflorum (Hooker) Rydberg (Rhododendron albiflorum Hooker)
Biltia Biltia Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 884, 1336. 1903. TYPE: Biltia vaseyi (A. Gray) Small (Rhododendron vaseyi A. Gray)
Chamaecistus Chamaecistus Oeder, Fl. Danica 4, t. 9. 1762 ("1761"), nom. rej. vs. Loiseleuria Desvaux 1813. TYPE: Chamaecistus procumbens (Linnaeus) Kuntze (Azalea procumbens Linnaeus)
Chamaeledon Chamaeledon Link, Enum. Pl. Hort. Berol. 1: 210. 1821. TYPE: Chamaeledon procumbens (Linnaeus) Link (Azalea procumbens Linnaeus) = Loiseleuria Desvaux 1813.
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