Rhododendron quinquefolium

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Rhododendron quinquefolium


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Ericoideae
Tribus: Rhodoreae
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: R. subg. Azaleastrum
Sectio: R. sect. Sciadorhodion
Species: Rhododendron quinquefolium
Forma: R. q. f. speciosum



Rhododendron quinquefolium Bisset & S.Moore, J. Bot. 15: 292 (1877)

Type locality: "Nikko," Honshū, Japan

Lectotype: J. Bisset 233 (E)

Designated by Judd & Kron (1995; Edinburgh J. Bot. 52:16)


  • Homotypic
    • Azalea quinquefolia (Bisset & S.Moore) Olmsted et al., 1923 (Stand. Pl. Names :27)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
    • Regional: Eastern Asie
      • Japan (Honshu, Shikoku)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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Vernacular names

日本語: シロヤシオ(白八汐)、ゴヨウツツジ
中文: (五葉躑躅)
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