Andromeda L.

Common Name: Bog Rosemary

Family: Ericaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 1: 393. 1753.

Other: Named by Linnaeus for the mythological maiden who was chained to a rock as an offering to the sea monster. She was rescued by Perseus. (Stearn). Lectotype: A. polifolia L. (D.Don: Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 157. 1834.)

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