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Common name

English: Azalea

German: Alpenrose, Azalee, Rhododendron

Mandarin: 皋月杜鹃 (gao yue du juan)

Portuguese: Azálea, Rododendro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Ericales (37)

        Family: Ericaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Rhododendron (3)

            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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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