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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. Himalaya to S. Tibet.

Native to:

East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet

Rhododendron grande Wight appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1987 Nuttall [s.n.], Bhutan K000769755 holotype
Griffith [s.n.], Bhutan K000769753 Unknown type material
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000769754
Watt, G. [6535], Manipur K000769756 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.] Rhododendron longifolium 34990.000
Hooker, J.D. [Cat. no. s.n.], Sikkim Rhododendron argenteum K001132847

First published in Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 8: 176 (1847)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mao, A.A. & Bhaumik, M. (2011). New distributional records of Rhododendron from India Nelumbo 53: 217-220.
  • 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).
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

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