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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Tibet to China (SW. Sichuan, NW. Yunnan) and NE. Myanmar.

Native to:

China South-Central, Myanmar, Tibet

Rhododendron anthosphaerum Diels appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1977 Forrest, G. [5848], Yunnan K000769513
Jan 1, 1977 Forrest, G. [17495], Yunnan K000769516
Jan 1, 1971 Farrer, R. [1552], Myanmar K000769727 Unknown type material
Forrest, G. [5848], Yunnan K000769514
Forrest, G. [17827], Yunnan K000769515
Forrest, G. [2042], Yunnan K000769517

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 215 (1912)

Accepted by

  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2005). Flora of China 14: 1-581. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0