Rhododendron

Rhododendron (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon `rose` and δένδρον déndron `tree`) is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia. It is the national flower of Nepal. Most species have showy flowers. Azaleas make up two subgenera of Rhododendron....
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Rhododendron

• (n.) A genus of shrubs or small trees, often having handsome evergreen leaves, and remarkable for the beauty of their flowers; rosebay.
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Rhododendron

(Alpine Rose, Azalea, Great Laurel, Rhododendron, Rose Bay) This huge group of evergreen and leaf losing trees and shrubs are found wild in Asia, Europe, and North America. Hundreds of wild kinds have been found and numerous hybrids have been developed. These plants vary greatly in growth. Some grow into moderately sized trees and some into little ...
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rhododendron

noun any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers
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Rhododendron

Rho`do·den'dron noun [ Latin , from Greek 'rodo`dendron , literally, rose tree; 'ro`don rose + de`ndron tree. See Rose .] (Botany) A genus of shrubs or small trees, often having handsome evergreen leaves, and remarkable for the beauty of their flowers; ro...
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rhododendron

any of a genus of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), notable for their attractive flowers and handsome foliage. The genus is large and ... [3 related articles]
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rhododendron

Any of numerous, mostly evergreen shrubs belonging to the heath family. The leaves are usually dark and leathery, and the large funnel-shaped flowers, which grow in tight clusters, occur in all colours except blue. They thrive on acid soils. Azaleas belong to the same genus. (Genus Rhodo...
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Rhododendron

Flowering plant in gardens that is poisonous to cats. Eating the leaves causes vomiting, diarrhoea and can potentially result in death.
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rhododendron

rhododendron (rō"duden'drun) [Gr.,=rose tree], any plant of the genus Rhododendron, shrubs of the family Ericaceae (heath family) found chiefly in mountainous areas of the arctic and north temperate regions and also of the mountainous tropics. Encompassing more than 1,000 species, they...
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rhododendron

rhododendron An evergreen shrub of the heath family that is native to southern Asia but is widely grown in temperate regions for its cluster of brightly colored flowers. Via Latin, 'oleander', from Greek, rhodon, 'rose' plus dendron, 'tree'.
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Rhododendron

Rhododendron is a genus of ornamental evergreen shrubs of the family Ericaceae. The flowers are generally borne in racemose corymbs, the individual flowers being generally large and more or less campanulate in form.
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rhododendron

[n] - any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers
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