1. Family: Ericaceae Durande
    1. Genus: Rhododendron L.
      1. Rhododendron arboreum Sm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tibet to Himalaya and Assam.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

    Rhododendron arboreum Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hooker, J.D. [Cat. no. s.n.], Sikkim K001132830
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 755], Nepal K001111785
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 755], Nepal K001111794
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 755], India K001111786
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 755] K001111792
    Booth, T.J. [s.n.], Bhutan K000769726 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 755], Nepal K001111793
    Kamrup [Cat. no. 755], India K001111791

    First published in Exot. Bot. 1: 9 (1804)

    Accepted by

    • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
    • Nguyen, T.T.H. & Nguyen, T.H. (2012). New records of two species of Rhododendron L. (Ericaceae Juss.) for the flora of Vietnam Journal of Biology (Vietnam) 34: 446-451.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Mao, A.A., Jeri, L. & Bei, R. (2011). Studies on Rhododendron species of Talle valley wildlife sanctuary and surrounding hills of Lower Subansiri district, Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 27: 34-46.
    • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.

    Sources

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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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