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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: Rhodoreae
Genera: Rhododendron – Therorhodion

Name

Rhodoreae DC. ex Duby (1828)

Type genus: Rhodora L. (1762), vide Rhododendron sect. Rhodora (L.) G.Don (1834)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Ledeae Rchb.f. in H.G.L. Reichenbach, Icon. Fl. Germ. Helv. 17: 78. 1854-1855.
Type genus: Ledum L.
Menziesieae K.Koch, Hort. Dendrol. 2: 340. 1854.
Type genus: Menziesia Sm. Menziesia
Rhododendreae Colla, Herb. Pedem. 4: 82. 1835.
Type genus: Rhododendron L.

References

De Candolle, A.P. in Duby, J.É. 1828. Botanicon Gallicum 1: 318.
Craven, L.A. 2011. Diplarche and Menziesia transferred to Rhododendron (Ericaceae). Blumea-Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 56(1): 33–35. Full text PDF Diplarche is Rhododendron incertae sedis in the analysis even though formal name changes are proposed.
Gillespie, E.L. & Kron, K.A. 2010. Molecular phylogenetic relationships and a revised classification of the subfamily Ericoideae (Ericaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56(1): 343–354. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.02.028 ResearchGate Reference page. Diplarche transferred to Empetreae.

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