Taxon profile


Swamp Azalea
Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Ericales »  family Ericaceae »  genus Rhododendron - rhododendron »  section Rhododendron sect. Pentanthera

Scientific synonyms

Azalea viscosa L.
Rhododendron viscosum var. aemulans Rehd.
Rhododendron coryi Shinners
Rhododendron viscosum var. glaucum (Michx.) Gray
Rhododendron viscosum var. montanum Rehd.
Rhododendron viscosum var. nitidum (Pursh) Gray
Rhododendron oblongifolium (Small) Millais
Azalea serrulata Small
Rhododendron viscosum var. serrulatum (Small) Ahles
Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais

Other names

= Texas Azalea


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Kron K. A. (1993): A revision of Rhododendron section Pentanthera. - Edin. J. Bot. 50: 249-364.

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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