elepidote

noun
elep·​i·​dote | \ (ˈ)ē-ˈle-pə-ˌdōt \
variants: or elepidote rhododendron

Definition of elepidote

: any of various medium to large rhododendrons with large, leathery leaves lacking the scales characteristic of the related lepidotes

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1982, in the meaning defined above

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