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Taxon: Rhododendron macrophyllum D. Don ex G. Don

Genus: Rhododendron subgenus: Hymenanthes section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Ericoideae tribe: Rhodoreae.
Nomen number: 31433
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 3:843. 1834
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 10-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • California rose bay   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Chamberlain, D. F. 1982. A revision of Rhododendron II. Subgenus Hymenanthes. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 39:317.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Synonyms:


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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?31433 (24 November 2014)

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