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Leucothoe fontanesiana

Leucothoe fontanesiana (Steud.) Sleumer

Leucothoe axillaris (Lam.) D. Don var. editorum (Fernald & B.G. Schub.) H.E. Ahles

Leucothoe catesbaei (Walter) A. Gray

Leucothoe editorum Fernald & B.G. Schub.

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KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyEricaceaeHeath or heather family
GenusLeucothoeLeucothoe was a princess of Babylon and one of the many loves of the god Apollo
SpeciesfontanesianaAfter Réné Louiche Desfontaines (1750-1833), who first described the species as Andromeda lanceolata, a name which had previously been applied by Wallich to a different species

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Leucothoe fontanesiana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 20 May 2012.

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Leucothoe fontanesiana (Dog-hobble)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 10 × 12" (26 × 31 cm)

Leucothoe fontanesiana (Dog-hobble)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 10 × 13" (26 × 33 cm)

Leucothoe fontanesiana (Dog-hobble)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 11 × 7" (27 × 18 cm)

Leucothoe fontanesiana (Dog-hobble)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)

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