genus Rhododendron

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Noun1.genus Rhododendron - large genus of evergreen shrubs native to cooler regions of the northern hemisphere having showy flowers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
rhododendron - any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers
Azaleastrum, subgenus Azalea, subgenus Azaleastrum - group of evergreen or deciduous shrubs formerly considered a separate genus; now included in the genus Rhododendron
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Review Chemical constituents of plants from the genus Rhododendron.
The genus Rhododendron, Ericaceae family, is an ornamental shrub popularly known as azalea.
Two native species of the genus Rhododendron thrive in the coast's moist climate and acid soil.