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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: Ericoideae
Tribus: Phyllodoceae
Genus: Elliottia
Species: E. bracteata – E. paniculata – E. pyroliflora – E. racemosa

Elliottia Muhl. ex Elliott, 1817.

Type species: Elliottia racemosa Muhl. ex Elliott

Cladothamnus Bong., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 155, t. 1. 1832.
Tolmiea Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 44. 1834, nom. rej.
Tripetaleia Siebold & Zucc., Abh. Akad. Muench. 3(2): 731. t. 3. f. 2. 1843.

Primary references

Elliott, S. 1816–1821. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia Volume I. 606 pp., 6 pl. Charleston, SC: J.R. Schenck. BHL Reference page. : 1(5): 448.

Additional references

Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. eds. (1996-) Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2010 Aug 19 Online.


Hassler, M. 2020. Elliottia. 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 06. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Elliottia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 06. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Elliottia. Published online. Accessed: May 06 2020. 2020. Elliottia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 06 May 2020.
Flora of North America. 2008. 'eFloras. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. 2010 Aug 19 Online.

Vernacular names
日本語: ホツツジ属
svenska: Trillingazaleasläktet

Elliottia is a genus of plants in the Ericaceae, with four species, two in North America and two in Japan.[2] It is named after botanist Stephen Elliott.

The genus consists of the following species:[2]

Elliottia bracteata, native to Japan
Elliottia paniculata, native to Japan
Elliottia pyroliflora, native to western North America
Elliottia racemosa, a rare species of southeastern North America


"Elliottia Muhl. ex Elliott". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
Gordon C. Tucker. "Elliottia". Flora of North America. Vol. 8. Retrieved 8 January 2015.

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