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

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron pleianthum Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1973 Coode, M. [33000], Papua New Guinea K000082954
Jan 1, 1967 Womersley, J.S. [24618], Papua New Guinea K000082952
Jan 1, 1967 Flenley, J.R. [2590], Papua New Guinea K000082948
Jan 1, 1967 Flenley, J.R. [2563], Papua New Guinea K000082949
Jan 1, 1967 Flenley, J.R. [2589], Papua New Guinea K000082951
Brass, L.J. [30971], Papua New Guinea K000082950
Womersley, J.S., Papua New Guinea 50097.000
Womersley, J.S. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000082953
Millar, A.N. [23183], Papua New Guinea K000082947
Reeve, T.M. [1286], Papua New Guinea K000082945
Reeve, T.M. [1278], Papua New Guinea K000082946

First published in Reinwardtia 5: 122 (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

  • 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