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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: Rhodothamnus
Species: R. chamaecistusR. sessilifolius

Rhodothamnus Rchb., in J.C.Mössler, Handb. Gewächsk. ed. 2, 1: 688 (1827).

Type species: R. chamaecistus (L.) Rchb.


Adodendrum Necker ex Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 2: 358. 1891.
Chamaecistus (G.Don) Regel, Gartenflora 23: 60. 1874, nom. illeg. non Oeder (1762).
Rhododendron sect. Chamaecistus G.Don, Gen. Hist. 3: 845. 1834, p.p. [1].


Rhodothamnus Lindl. & Paxton (1850-1851) = Therorhodion (Maxim.) Small


Reichenbach, H.G.L. in Mössler, J.C. 1827. Gemeinnütziges Handbuch der Gewächskunde, ed. 2., 1: 667, 688.


Hassler, M. 2020. Rhodothamnus. 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 07. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Rhodothamnus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 07. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Rhodothamnus. Published online. Accessed: May 07 2020. 2020. Rhodothamnus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 07.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Rhodothamnus in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2011 Dec 04.

Vernacular names
русский: Родотамнус

Rhodothamnus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, disjunctly found in the Alps and Anatolia.[2]

Species accepted by The Plant List,[3] are as follows:

Rhodothamnus chamaecistus (L.) Rchb.
Rhodothamnus leachianus (L.F. Hend.) H.F. Copel.


Handb. Gewächsk., ed. 2. 1: 667, 688. 1827
Friis, I.B.; Balslev, H. (2005). Plant Diversity and Complexity Patterns. p. 494. ISBN 9788773043042.
"Rhodothamnus". The Plant List. Retrieved 19 December 2019.

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