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Rhododendron ponticum(RHOPO)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
EPPO GD contains information about geographical distribution, host plants, and more...
Important note: GD is not a primary source for taxonomy (classification and nomenclature) and should not be considered as such. The EPPO Secretariat follows different sources (literature, databases) to provide some elements of taxonomy to its users. However, it does not attempt to provide all levels of the taxonomic tree or exhaustive lists of accepted taxa.
Basic information
  • EPPO code: RHOPO
  • Preferred name: Rhododendron ponticum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Rhododendron lancifolium Mönch
Rhododendron speciosum Salisbury

Common names
Name Language
понтийски рододендорн Bulgarian
pontische Alpenrose German
Pontisch-Rhododendron German
pontic rhododendron English
Pontic rhododendron English
rhododendron English
southern rhododendron English
jaranzo Spanish
ojaranzo Spanish
rhododendron d'Asie mineure French
rhododendron pontique French
róslabhras Irish
rhododendro pontico Italian
Pontische rododendron Dutch
adelfeira Portuguese
рододендрон понтийский Russian
kumar Turkish
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Basal asterids ( 1ASTD )
Order Ericales ( 1ERIO )
Family Ericaceae ( 1ERIF )
Genus Rhododendron ( 1RHOG )
Species Rhododendron ponticum ( RHOPO )