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M Rhododendron ponticum L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Rhododendron (family Ericaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. ed. 2 562 1762.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Anthodendron ponticum (L.) Rchb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Azalea arborea L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Azalea gandavensis K.Koch Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Azalea lancifolia (Moench) Kuntze Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hymenanthes pontica (L.) H.F.Copel. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Rhododendron gandavense Rehder Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Rhododendron myrtifolium Lodd. [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Rhododendron ponticum subsp. baeticum (Boiss. & Reut.) Hand.-Mazz. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2418394.

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