Rhododendron indicum (L.) Sweet

Common name

English: Azalea

German: Alpenrose, Azalee, Rhododendron

Mandarin: 皋月杜鹃 (gao yue du juan)

Portuguese: Azálea, Rododendro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Ericales (34)

        Family: Ericaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Rhododendron (2)

           Epithet: indicum (L.) Sweet (3)

indicum => of Indian origin

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink, red

External links

Check for Rhododendron indicum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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