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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.
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)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal (n.), Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.), 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. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  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. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: with two subspecies
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  9. Personal Care Products Council. 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=477. Accessed 22 November 2019.