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Rhododendron (rhododendron)

Magnoliopsida - Ericales - Ericaceae

Rhododendron was named by Linnaeus (1753). It is extant.

It was assigned to Ericaceae by Brown (1959).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1753Rhododendron Linnaeus
1959Rhododendron Brown p. 128

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classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
orderEricalesvon Berchtold and Presl 1820
familyEricaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusRhododendronLinnaeus 1753

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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