Zenobia (plant)

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Zenobia
Zenobia pulverulenta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Zenobia
D.Don
Species: Zenobia pulverulenta
Binomial name
Zenobia pulverulenta
(Bartram ex Willd.) Pollard

Zenobia is a genus of small shrubs in the family Ericaceae. There is only one species in this genus — Zenobia pulverulenta from bogs of south-east of USA. The common English name of this plant is Honeycup.

Zenobia pulverulenta

It is an evergreen plant with blue-green leaves and small white flowers in the shape of bells.

The genus was named in honour of Zenobia Septimia (240 — after 274), Queen of Palmira.[1]

Honeycup is cultivated as a garden plant.

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