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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. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann); 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 Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31479. Accessed 18 November 2018.