Taxon: Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
  Subgenus: Hymenanthes
    Section: Pentanthera
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Ericoideae
      Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 105061
Place of publication: Fl. n. middle United States 1:424. 1824
Name Verified on: 06-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Krussmann)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Fernald, M. L. Gray's manual of botany, ed. 8. 1950 (Grays Man)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Kron, K. A. 1993. A revision of Rhododendron section Pentanthera Edinburgh J. Bot. 50:329-332.
  • Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:125.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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