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Taxon: Rhododendron niveum Hook. f.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 31479
Place of publication: Rhododendr. Sikkim-Himalaya t. 4. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India [Sikkim]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chamberlain, D. F. 1982. A revision of Rhododendron II. Subgenus Hymenanthes. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 39:332-333.
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Rhododendron niveum Hook. f. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31479. Accessed 19 July 2019.