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Taxon: Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners

Genus: Rhododendron subgenus: Hymenanthes section: Pentanthera
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Ericoideae tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 316275
Place of publication: Castanea 27:95. 1962
Name verified on: 15-Oct-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2003
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.

Common names:

  • election-pink   (Source: Castanea 61:122.1996) – English
  • pinxter-flower   (Source: Castanea 61:122.1996) – English
  • pinxterbloom azalea   (Source: Castanea 61:122.1996) – English
  • kaprifolazalea   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

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




Check other web resources for Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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