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1. Rhododendron sect. Pentanthera G. Don, Gen. Hist. 3: 846. 1834.

五花药组 wu hua yao zu

Shrubs, deciduous. Leaves sparse. Calyx usually small; corolla funnelform, tube ca. as long as or slightly longer than lobes; stamens 5, exserted; ovary strigose or setose, often with glands; style glabrous or pubescent below.

Eighteen or nineteen species: mostly in North America, one species in SW Asia and E and EC Europe, one species in China and Japan.

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