Published Online: 28 MAY 2003
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How to Cite
Smets, E. and Pyck, N. 2003. Ericales (Rhododendron). eLS. .
- Published Online: 28 MAY 2003
The angiosperm order Ericales consists of 25 families and about 11 150 species. A great variety of life forms is present and representatives of Ericales can be found worldwide. The order contains many economically and horticulturally important plants.