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Taxon: Rhododendron rex H. Lév.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 31547
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13:340. 1914
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Sichuan (s.), Xizang (s.e.), Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.e.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chamberlain, D. F. 1982. A revision of Rhododendron II. Subgenus Hymenanthes Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 39:255.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  6. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

Check other web resources for Rhododendron rex H. Lév. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31547. Accessed 17 October 2018.