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Azalea viscosah., Sp. PL ed. 1,1:151 (1753). Type: in Virginia (holo, LINN; IDC 118:111.4). Azalea glauca Lamarck, Ency. Method. 1: 340 (1783). Rhododendron glaucum (Lam.) Sweet, Hon. Brit, ed, 2, 344 (1830). Type: (lecto. P (n.v.); photo of lecto. GH). Azalea viscosa var. glauca Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 204 (1789); Rhododendron viscosum var. glaucum (Aiton) Wood, Class Book Bot. 376 (1851), nom. illeg.; Rhododendron viscosum f. glaucum Fern., Rhodora 43: 623 (1941). Type: n.v,; no specimens or illustrations cited. Azalea viscosa var. glauca Michaux, FL Bor.-Amer. 1: 151 (1803), nom. illeg.; Rhododendron viscosum var. glaucum (Michaux) Torrey, FL N. Middle United States 1:425 (1824), nom. illeg. Type: in Carolina inferiore (lecto. P-MICHX; IDC 6211, 361.5). Azalea viscosa Marshall vm.palustris Marshall, Arbust. Amer. 16 (1785). Type: (probably at DWC, n.v.). Azalea viscosa L. vm.floribunda Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 203 (1789). Type: n.v. Azalea viscosa var. virens Michaux, FL Bor.-Amer. 1:151 (1803). Type: in Carolina inferiore (lecto. P-MICHX; IDC 6211, 361.6). Azalea tomentosa Dumont de Courset, Bot. Cult. ed. 2, 3: 336 (1811). Rhododendron viscosum var. tomentosum Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 162-163 (1921). Type: n.v. Azalea hispida Pursh, FL Am. Septentr. 1:154 (1814). Rhododendron hispidum (Pursh) Torr., FL U.S. 1: 425 (1824). Azalea viscosa var. hispida (Pursh) Hook., Comp. Bot. Mag. 1: 100 (1835). A. glauca Lam. var. hispida (Pursh) Heynhold, Nomen. Bot. 1:108 (1840). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. f. hispidum (Pursh) Voss, in Vilm. Blumengart. 1: 588 (1894). R. viscosum (L.) Torr. var. hispidum (Pursh) Rehder, in Bailey Stan. CycL Hort. 121 (1900). Type: n.v. Azalea nitida Pursh, FL Am. Septentr. 1: 153-154 (1814). Rhododendron nitidum (Pursh) Torr., Fl. U.S. 1: 425 (1824). R. viscosum (L.) Torr. var. nitidum (Pursh) A. Gray, Manual of Botany, ed. 2, 257 (1856). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. var. nitidum (Pursh) A. Gray, Synop. FL N. A. 1: 41 (1878). Azalea viscosa L. var. nitida (Pursh) Britton, in Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 248 (1893). Type: n.v. Azalea viscosa L. var. pubescens Lodd., Bot. Cab. 5: 441, (1821). Type: n.v. Azalea viscosa L. var. rubescens Lodd., Bot. Cab. 16: 1518 (1829). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. var. rubescens (Lodd.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. ed. 2, 344 (1830). R. viscosum (L.) Torr. f. rubescens (Lodd.) Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 161 (1921). Type: n.v. Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. f. roseum Hollick, in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 18: 256 (1891). Type: n.v. Azalea oblongifolia Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 883 (1903). Rhododendron oblongifolium (Small) Millais, Rhodod. 219 (1917). Type: Texas, Houston Co.: Grapeland, 1879, F. Tweedy s.n. (holo. NY). Azalea serrulata Small, Fl. SJE. U.S. 883 (1903). Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais, Rhodod. 241 (1917). R. viscosum (L.) Torr. var. serrulatum (Small) Ahles, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 80: 173 (1964). Type: Florida, Lake Co.: vicinity of Eustis, 1-15 vi 1894, G. V. Nash 967 (holo. NY; photo of holo. A). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. var. aemulans Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 165 (1921). Azalea viscosa L. var. aemulans (Rehder) Ashe, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 38:91 (1922). Type: Georgia, Randolph Co.: in low woods near Cuthbert, 9 v 1918, T. G. Harbison 39 (holo. A). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. f. coerulescens Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 165 (1921). Type: North Carolina, Macon Co.: Highlands, 9 vii 1918, A. Rehder 66 (lecto., designated here, A). Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais var. georgianum Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 156 (1921). Azalea serrulata Small var. georgiana (Rehder) Ashe, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 38: 91 (1922). Type: Georgia, Charlton Co.: Folkston, 16 vii 1918, T. G. Harbison 68 (holo. A). Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais f. molliculum Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 155 (1921). Type: Florida, Lake Co.: Eustis, 23 vi 1919, T. G. Harbison 17 (holo. A). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. var. montanum Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 164 (1921). Azalea viscosa L. var. montana (Rehder) Ashe, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 38:91 (1922). Type: North Carolina, Macon Co.: Highlands, 9 vii and 30 ix 1918, A. Rehder 58 (lecto., designated here as 9 vii 1918, A). Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. f. rhodantha Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 160 (1921). Type: Maryland, Prince Georges Co.: opposite Hyattsville, eastward. 31 v 1915, E. S. Steele s.n. (holo. US). Rhododendron coryi Shinners, Castanea 26: 156-157 (1961). Type: Texas, Tyler Co.: frequent on railroad right-of-way at pitcher-plant bog, Hyatt Bog, 2 mi S of Warren, 18iv 1930, V. L. Cory 57145 (iso. MINN).



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