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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to China (NW. Yunnan).

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Tibet

Rhododendron leptocarpum Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1987 Ward, F.K. [8326], Assam K000769803
Sep 1, 1987 Ward, F.K. [8326], Tibet K000769805
Sep 1, 1987 Ward, F.K. [8326], Tibet K000769804
Sep 1, 1987 Booth, T.J. [s.n.], Bhutan K000769806 holotype

First published in Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 6: 256 (1854)

Accepted by

  • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • 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

  • 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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