EPPO Global Database

Rhododendron simsii(RHOSI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: RHOSI
  • Preferred name: Rhododendron simsii
  • Authority: Planchon


China (including Taiwan and Tibet), Indochina. Cultivated as an ornamental shub. Various forms of this species have been developed, some known as R. simsii, but the majority developed in Japan as R. indicum (Indian azalea)

Common names
Name Language
Sims's azalea English
azalée de Sims French
azálea-vermelha Portuguese
azarea Japanese
アザレア Japanese
азалия индийская Russian
рододендрон индийский Russian
рододендрон Симса Russian
dù juān Chinese
杜鹃 Chinese
대만철쭉 Korean
dae man cheol jjuk Korean