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Taxon: Rhododendron atlanticum (Ashe) Rehder

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Pentanthera
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 484
Place of publication: E. H. Wilson & A. Rehder, Monogr. Azaleas 147. 1921
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 14 (11 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey (s.), Pennsylvania (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Georgia (s.e.), Maryland (e.), North Carolina (e.), South Carolina, Virginia (e.)]


    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. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  5. Kron, K. A. 1993. A revision of Rhododendron section Pentanthera Edinburgh J. Bot. 50:290-293.
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:122.

Check other web resources for Rhododendron atlanticum (Ashe) Rehder :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=484. Accessed 19 November 2018.