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Taxon: Rhododendron simsii Planch.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Azaleastrum
Section: Tsutsusi
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 31591
Place of publication: Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 9:78. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Nov-2006
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 8 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide S. E. Clemants, F Neotrop 66:131-132.); ornamental (fide S. E. Clemants, F Neotrop 66:131-132.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang] Hong Kong
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan (s.)

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Chamberlain, D. F. & S. J. Rae 1990. A revision of Rhododendron. IV. Subgenus Tsutsusi Edinburgh J. Bot. 47:115-116.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  6. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1995. Ericaceae - Part II. The superior-ovaried genera (Monotropoideae. Pyroloideae, Rhododendroideae. and Vaccinioideae p.p.) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 66:131.
  7. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Rhododendron simsii Planch. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=31591. Accessed 13 November 2018.