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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: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11629016
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 19-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Nov-2018
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) (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 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  5. Cullen, J. et al. The Eurpean garden flora. Second edition. (Eur Gard F 2nd Ed)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage (Zander ed14)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  10. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) (Krussmann)
  11. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2 (Pl Book)
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  14. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds (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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31511. Accessed 23 May 2019.