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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Andromedeae
Genus: Andromeda
Species: A. angusta – A. buxifolia – A. ciliosa – A. elliptica – A. hahniana – A. lanceolata – A. leschenaultii – A. occidentalis – A. pensylvanica – A. polifolia – A. pulchra – A. rolissonii – A. squamulosa – A. wilmingtonia
Source(s) of checklist:

Andromeda L., Sp. Pl.: 393 (1753).

Type species: Andromeda polifolia L. Lectotype designated by D. Don, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 157 (1834).


Erica Boehm., Def. Gen. (C.G.Ludwig), ed. 3. 67 (1760), nom. illeg. non L. (1753).
Polifolia Nakai, Trees Shrubs Japan 1: 154 (1922).


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 393. Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2020. Andromeda. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 23. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Andromeda in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Andromeda. Published online. Accessed: May 23 2020. 2020. Andromeda. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 23 May 2020.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Andromeda in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 2010-02-02.

Vernacular names
kaszëbsczi: Przesôk
čeština: kyhankacsb
Deutsch: Rosmarinheide
English: Bog-rosemary
suomi: Suokukat
հայերեն: Անդրոմեդ
Nederlands: Lavendelhei
norsk nynorsk: Kvitlyng
norsk: Kvitlyng
polski: Modrzewnica
русский: Подбел
davvisámegiella: Alášrássi
slovenčina: andromédka
svenska: Rosling
українська: Андромеда

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