Taxon: Rhododendron arboreum Sm.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 477
Place of publication: Exot. bot. 1:9, t. 6. 1805
Link to protologue:
Comment: the plate is dated Jan 1805
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-abr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-may-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • tree rhododendron  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • trädrododendron  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Xizang, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal (n.), Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.), Thailand


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)

Check other web resources for Rhododendron arboreum Sm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2024. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://germoplasma.iniaf.gob.bo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=477. Accessed 24 abril 2024.