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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. New Guinea (Arfak Mountains).

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron laetum J.J.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [8054], Indonesia K000083372
Jan 1, 1962 Sleumer, H. [4389], Indonesia K000083373
Jan 1, 1962 Sleumer, H. [4481], Indonesia K000083374
Jan 1, 1962 Sleumer, H. [4389], Indonesia K000083375
Jan 1, 1962 Sleumer, H. [4191], Indonesia K000083379
Oct 1, 1958 Kostermans, A. [2070], Indonesia K000083376
May 1, 1958 Gibbs, L.S. [5505], Indonesia K000083377
May 1, 1958 Pratt, A.E. [s.n.], Indonesia K000083378
May 1, 1958 Pratt, A.E. [s.n.], Indonesia K000083380
May 1, 1958 Pratt, A.E. [s.n.], Indonesia K000083381
Kanehira [13664], Indonesia K000083382
Kanehira [13625], Indonesia K000083383

First published in Nova Guinea 12: 139 (1914)

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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