Azalea

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An Azalea flower

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀζαλέος ‎(azaléos, dry), because it grows in dry soil.

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Azalea f

  1. (archaic) Formerly considered a genus, within the tribe Rhodoreae and the family Ericaceae; the azaleas, numerous varieties of flowering shrubs of temperate climates
  2. A taxonomic subgenus within the genus Rhododendron..

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