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This species is accepted, and its native range is Papua New Guinea.

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron atropurpureum Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1973 Philipson, W.R. [3418], Papua New Guinea K000083184
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3489], Papua New Guinea K000083195
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3506], Papua New Guinea K000083196
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3485], Papua New Guinea K000083197
Jan 1, 1970 Vandenberg, J. [NGF39649], Papua New Guinea K000083198
Jan 1, 1970 Vandenberg, J. [NGF35064], Papua New Guinea K000083199
Nov 1, 1965 Balgooy, M.M.J.v. [511], Papua New Guinea K000083194
Apr 1, 1958 Womersley, J.S. [8870], Papua New Guinea K000083183 isotype
Brass, L.J. [29862], Papua New Guinea K000083189
Brass, L.J. [30104], Papua New Guinea K000083190
Womersley, J.S. [NGF15351], Papua New Guinea K000083188
Millar, A.N. [NGF14675], Papua New Guinea K000083186
Millar, A.N. [NGF14668], Papua New Guinea K000083187
Vink, W. [16077], Papua New Guinea K000083185
Balgooy, M.M.J.v. [245], Papua New Guinea K000083192
Balgooy, M.M.J.v. [339], Papua New Guinea K000083193
Balgooy, M.M.J.v. [871], Papua New Guinea K000083201
Wade, L.K. [ANU7458], Papua New Guinea K000083200
Umba, T. [NGF43471], Papua New Guinea K000083182
Pullen, R. [5079], Papua New Guinea K000083179
Kores, P.J. [WEI1542], Papua New Guinea K000083180
Borgmann, E. [32], Papua New Guinea K000083181
Kerenga, K. [LAE56823], Papua New Guinea K000083191

First published in Reinwardtia 5: 172 (1960)

Accepted by

  • Argent, G. (2015). Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya, ed. 2: 1-454. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • 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

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

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