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

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron maius (J.J.Sm.) Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1994 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [2204], Papua New Guinea K000082924
Jan 1, 1973 Stauffer, H.U. [5634], Papua New Guinea K000082928
Brass, L.J. [30566], Papua New Guinea K000082931
Brass, L.J. [30228], Papua New Guinea K000082932
Sayers, C.D. [NGF19843], Papua New Guinea K000082933
Millar, A.N. [NGF40614], Papua New Guinea K000082923
Gillison, A. [NGF25600], Papua New Guinea K000082930
Reeve, T.M. [6772], Papua New Guinea K000082926
Balgooy, M.M.J.v. [890], Papua New Guinea K000082934
Wade, L.K. [ANU7640], Papua New Guinea K000082927
Kerenga, K. [LAE56945], Papua New Guinea K000082925
Wade, L.K.. [ANU7721], Papua New Guinea K000082929

First published in Reinwardtia 5: 120 (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

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

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