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Taxon: Rhododendron occidentale (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Pentanthera
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 31489
Place of publication: W. H. Brewer et al., Bot. California 1:458. 1876
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (s.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  6. Kron, K. A. 1993. A revision of Rhododendron section Pentanthera. Edinburgh J. Bot. 50:317-319.
  7. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  9. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Rhododendron occidentale (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray :

  • 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
  • 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=31489. Accessed 22 July 2019.