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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.
Accessions: 8 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu] 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Chamberlain, D. F. & S. J. Rae. 1990. A revision of Rhododendron. IV. Subgenus Tsutsusi. Edinburgh J. Bot. 47:115-116. Note: with two varieties
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  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. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31591. Accessed 22 July 2019.