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Taxon: Rhododendron arboreum Sm.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 477
Place of publication: Exot. bot. 1:9, t. 6. 1805
Link to protologue:
Comment: the plate is dated Jan 1805
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-May-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 20 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • tree rhododendron  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • trädrododendron  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Xizang, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal (n.)] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.), 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. 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 39:328-332.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  6. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Rhododendron arboreum Sm. :

  • 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=477. Accessed 11 December 2018.