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

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron leptanthum F.Muell. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 18, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [1527], Papua New Guinea K000082796
Aug 18, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [1827], Papua New Guinea K000082797
Aug 18, 1978 Katik, P. [LAE62007], Papua New Guinea K000082800
Jan 1, 1973 Millar, A.N. [NGF12182], Papua New Guinea K000082806
Jan 1, 1970 Millar, A.N. [NGF12166], Papua New Guinea K000082807
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3339], Papua New Guinea K000082809
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3352], Papua New Guinea K000082810
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3327], Papua New Guinea K000082811
Jan 1, 1960 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [1014], Papua New Guinea K000082805
Oct 1, 1958 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [816], Papua New Guinea K000082799
Mar 1, 1958 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [716], Papua New Guinea K000082802
Oct 1, 1956 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [493], Papua New Guinea K000082801
Oct 1, 1956 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [370], Papua New Guinea K000082803
Oct 1, 1956 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [369], Papua New Guinea K000082804
Brass, L.J. [29673], Papua New Guinea K000082812
Womersley, J.S. [NGF17818], Papua New Guinea K000082814
Millar, A.N. [NGF23615], Papua New Guinea K000082813
Millar, A.N. [NGF15831], Papua New Guinea K000082815
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [1625], Papua New Guinea K000082798
Reeve, T.M. [3647], Papua New Guinea K000082793
Reeve, T.M. [5003], Papua New Guinea K000082794
Kores, P.J. [WEI1437], Papua New Guinea K000082795
Geisler, D. [LAE51925], Papua New Guinea K000082808

First published in Trans. Roy. Soc. Victoria, n.s., 1(2): 24 (1889)

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