Rhododendron viscosum

Family:ERICACEAE
Species:Rhododendron viscosum (L.)Torr.
Common Name:SWAMP AZALEA
Plant Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), OBL (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyERICACEAE
Genus Rhododendron
Species Rhododendron viscosum (L.)Torr. - SWAMP AZALEA

Citation

Citation RHODODENDRON VISCOSUM (Linnaeus) Torrey, Fl. N. Middle United States 424. 1824.
Basionym: Azalea viscosa Linnaeus 1753.
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 215.4). Lectotypified by Kron, Edinburgh J. Bot. 50: 329. 1993.

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Source

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Gadsden FLAS  
Gulf FSU  
Hamilton USF  
Hardee USF  
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Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Jackson FLAS  
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Leon USF  
Liberty USF  
Manatee USF  
Marion USF  
Nassau FLAS  
Okaloosa USF  
Orange USF  
Osceola USF  
Pasco USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam USF  
Santa Rosa USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Johns FSU  
Suwannee FLAS  
Taylor FLAS  
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Wakulla USF  
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Washington FSU  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anthodendron viscosum Anthodendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Reichenbach, in Moessler, Handb. Gewaechsk., ed. 2. 1: 309. 1827.BASIONYM: Azalea viscosa Linnaeus 1753. 
Azalea serrulata Azalea serrulata Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 883, 1336. 1903. TYPE: FLORIDA: Lake Co.: Vicinity of Eustis, 1-15 Jun 1894, Nash 967 (holotype: NY).
Azalea viscosa Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 151. 1753. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 215.4). Lectotypified by Kron, Edinburgh J. Bot. 50: 329. 1993.
Rhododendron serrulatum Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais, forma molliculum Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 155. 1921. TYPE: FLORIDA: Lake Co.: Eustis, 23 Jun 1919, Harbison 17 (holotype: A?).
Rhododendron serrulatum Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais, Rhododendrons 241. 1917.BASIONYM: Azalea serrulata Small 1903. 
Rhododendron viscosum var. serrulatum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. serrulatum (Small) Ahles, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 80: 173. 1964.BASIONYM: Azalea serrulata Small 1903. 
Azalea glauca Azalea glauca Lamarck, Tabl. Encycl. 1: 493, t. 110(2). 1793.  
Azalea glauca var. hispida Azalea glauca Lamarck, var. hispida (Pursh) Heynhold, Nom. Bot. Hort. 108. 1840.BASIONYM: Azalea hispida Pursh 1814. 
Azalea glauca var. rosea Azalea glauca Lamarck, var. rosea Jaeger, Ziergeh. 118. 1865.  
Azalea hispida Azalea hispida Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 154. 1814. TYPE: "New York and Pennsylvania"
Azalea lucida Azalea lucida Meerburgh, Pl. Select. Icon. Pict. t. 7. 1798.  
Azalea nitida Azalea nitida Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 153. 1814. TYPE: "New York to Virginia",
Azalea viscosa subsp. glauca Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, subsp. glauca (Michaux ex Torrey) W. Stone, Pl. S. New Jersey 614. 1912 ("1911").BASIONYM: Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. glaucum Michaux ex Torrey 1824; Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. glauca Michaux 1803, non Aiton 1789. 
Azalea viscosa var. aemulans Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. aemulans (Rehder) Ashe, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 38: 91. 1922.BASIONYM: Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. aemulans Rehder 1921. 
Azalea viscosa var. alba Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. alba Ludwig, Neuere Wilde Baumz. 6. 1783.  
Azalea viscosa var. floribunda Azalea viscosa L., var. floribunda Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 203. 1789.  
Azalea viscosa var. glauca Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. glauca Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 204. 1789.  
Azalea viscosa var. glauca Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. glauca Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 151. 1803, non Aiton 1789. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA:
Azalea viscosa var. hispida Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. hispida (Pursh) Hooker, Companion Bot. Mag. 1: 100. 1835.BASIONYM: Azalea hispida Pursh 1814. 
Azalea viscosa var. montana Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. montana (Rehder) Ashe, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 38: 91. 1922.BASIONYM: Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. montanum Rehder 1921. 
Azalea viscosa var. nitida Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. nitida (Pursh) A. Gray, Manual, ed. 2. 257. 1856.BASIONYM: Azalea nitida Pursh 1814. 
Azalea viscosa var. palustris Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. palustris Marshall, Arbust. Amer. 16. 1785.  
Azalea viscosa var. tomentosa Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. tomentosa Dumont de Courset, Bot. Cult., ed. 2. 3: 336. 1811.  
Azalea viscosa var. virens Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. virens Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 151. 1803. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA:
Rhododendron coryi Rhododendron coryi Shinners, Castanea 26: 156. 1961. TYPE: TEXAS: Tyler Co.: Hyatt Bog 2 mi. S of Warren, 18 Apr 1950, Cory 57145 (holotype: SMU).
Rhododendron glaucum Rhododendron glaucum (Aiton) Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 2. 344. 1830.BASIONYM: Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. glauca Aiton 1789. 
Rhododendron hispidum Rhododendron hispidum (Pursh) Torrey, Fl. N. Middle United States 1: 425. 1824.BASIONYM: Azalea hispida Pursh 1814. 
Rhododendron nitidum Rhododendron nitidum (Pursh) Torrey, Fl. N. Middle United States 1: 425. 1824.BASIONYM: Azalea nitida Pursh 1814. 
Rhododendron serrulatum var. georgianum Rhododendron serrulatum (Small) Millais, var. georgianum Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 156. 1921. TYPE: GEORGIA: Charlton Co.: Folkston, 16 Jul 1918, Harbison 68 (holotype: A?).
Rhododendron viscosum forma coerulescens Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma coerulescens Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 165. 1921. TYPE: NORTH CAROLINA: Macon Co.: Highlands, 30 Sep 1918, Harbison 66 (holotype: A?).
Rhododendron viscosum forma glaucum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma glaucum (Aiton) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 588. 1894.BASIONYM: Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. glauca Aiton 1789. 
Rhododendron viscosum forma hispidum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma hispidum (Pursh) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 588. 1894.BASIONYM: Azalea hispida Pursh 1814. 
Rhododendron viscosum forma nitidum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma nitidum (Pursh) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 2. 1: 588. 1894.BASIONYM: Azalea nitida Pursh 1814. 
Rhododendron viscosum forma rhodanthum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma rhodanthum Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 160. 1921. TYPE: MARYLAND: Prince Georges Co.: Opposite Hyattsville eastward, 31 May 1915, Steele s.n. (holotype: US).
Rhododendron viscosum forma roseum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma roseum Hollick, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 18: 256. 1891. TYPE: NEW YORK:
Rhododendron viscosum forma rubescens Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, forma rubescens Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 161. 1921.  
Rhododendron viscosum var. aemulans Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. aemulans Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 165. 1921. TYPE: GEORGIA: Randolph Co.: Near Cuthbert, 9 May 1918, Harbison 39 (holotype: A?).
Rhododendron viscosum var. glaucum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. glaucum Michaux ex Torrey, Fl. N. Middle United States 425. 1824.BASIONYM: Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. glauca Michaux 1803. 
Rhododendron viscosum var. hispidum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. hispidum (Pursh) C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 502. 1911.BASIONYM: Azalea hispida Pursh 1814. 
Rhododendron viscosum var. montanum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. montanum Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 164. 1921. TYPE: NORTH CAROLINA: Macon Co.: Highlands, 30 Sep 1918, Harbison 58 (holotype: A?).
Rhododendron viscosum var. nitidum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. nitidum (Pursh) A. Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 41. 1878.BASIONYM: Azalea nitida Pursh 1814. 
Rhododendron viscosum var. tomentosum Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey, var. tomentosum (Dumont de Courset) Rehder, in E. H. Wilson & Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 162. 1921.BASIONYM: Azalea viscosa Linnaeus, var. tomentosa Dumont de Courset 1811.