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Taxon: Rhododendron ponticum L.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 31511
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:562. 1762
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 19-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 9 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation [Krasnodar]

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria (s.e.)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Netherlands
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • United States


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. Chamberlain, D. F. 1982. A revision of Rhododendron II. Subgenus Hymenanthes Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 39:313-316.
  4. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  10. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

Check other web resources for Rhododendron ponticum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?31511. Accessed 18 October 2018.