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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Tropical Asian Mountains and NE. Australia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Greenland, Hainan, Idaho, Illinois, India, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Solomon Is., South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Belgium, Great Britain, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ireland, Madeira, Netherlands

Rhododendron L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [8072], Indonesia K000083549
34038.000
Sands, M.J.S. [6803], Indonesia K000083547
Sands, M.J.S. [6803], Indonesia K000083548
Millar, A.N. [NGF40627], Papua New Guinea K000083550
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [2236], Papua New Guinea K000083536
Reeve, T.M. [3971], Papua New Guinea K000083533
Reeve, T.M. [2510], Papua New Guinea K000083534
Reeve, T.M. [1901], Papua New Guinea K000083535
Foreman, D.B. [NGF45524], Papua New Guinea K000083551
Woods, P.J.B. [12], Papua New Guinea K000083529
Morren [3009], Papua New Guinea K000083540
Frodin, D.G. [2449], Papua New Guinea K000083541
Frodin, D.G. [3498], Papua New Guinea K000083542
Frodin, D.G. [2799], Papua New Guinea K000083543
Frodin, D.G. [2337], Papua New Guinea K000083544
Frodin, D.G. [3338], Papua New Guinea K000083545
Frodin, D.G. [NGF28300], Papua New Guinea K000083553
Kanehira [14024], Indonesia K000083546
Wiakabu, J. [LAE50563], Papua New Guinea K000083552
Kerenga, K. [LAE77630], Papua New Guinea K000083530
Kerenga, K. [LAE74495], Papua New Guinea K000083555
Kerenga, K. [LAE76418], Papua New Guinea K000083556
Kerenga, K. [LAE76417], Papua New Guinea K000083557
Gideon, O.G. [LAE57428], Papua New Guinea K000083528
Gideon, O.G. [LAE77152], Papua New Guinea K000083532
Gay, H.J. [882], Papua New Guinea K000083527
Fisher, W.E. [70], Papua New Guinea K000083537
Akakavara, O. [LAE73214], Papua New Guinea K000083538
Akakavara, O. [LAE73212], Papua New Guinea K000083539
s.coll. [Cat. no. 759] K001132382

First published in Sp. Pl.: 392 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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