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AzaleaponticaL.,Sp.Pl.ed. 1,1:150 (n53).Anthodendronponticum(L.)Rchb. in Mossier, Handb. Gewachsk. 1: 309 (1827). Rhododendron ponticum (L.) Schreb. ex DC, Prodr. 7: 718 (1839), non L., Sp. PI. ed. 1,1: 154 (1753). Type: Elus. in Buxbaum, Plant. Minus Cogni. Cent. 5: 36, fig. 69 (1740). RhododendronflavumG. Don, Gen. Syst. 3: 847 (1834), nom. illeg.; based on Azaleapontica L. (1753) [ = R. luteum Sweet (1830)]. Azalea flava Hoffmanzegg, Verz. Pflanzenkult. Nachtr. 2: 62 (1826). Type: n.v. Azalea pontica L. var. autumnalis C Koch, Linnaea 17: 281 (1843). Type: n.v. Rhododendron flavum G. Don var. macranthum Bean, Trees and Shrubs Brit. Isles 2: 357 (1914). R. luteum Sweet var. macranthum Wilson, Monogr. Azaleas 105 (1921). Type: n.v.

 

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