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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Rhodordendroideae

great laurel
mountain azelea

Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Rhodordendroideae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Ericanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 221. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Ericales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
   Subordo  Ericineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 901, 937, 938, 1108. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Ericaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 159. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Heaths, Heathers
   Subfamilia  Rhodordendroideae (Juss.) Sweet
pub. Brit. Fl. Gard. 3: 263. Aug 1828.

Named members of the Subfamily Rhodordendroideae

   Tribus  Rhododendreae (Juss.) Colla
pub. Herb. Pedem. 4: 82. 15-31 Aug 1835.
   Subtribus  Rhododendrinae Benth.
pub. Prodr. 7: 712. late Dec 1839.
   Genus  Rhododendron L.
pub. (1753)
common name: rhododendron

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

For an index to other topics see

   Plant subfamilies



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