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This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (Honshu, Shikoku).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Japan

Rhododendron quinquefolium Bisset & S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bisset, J.P. [234], Japan K000769559 Unknown type material
Bisset, J.P. [233], Japan K000769558 Unknown type material
s.coll. [1122], Japan K000769557
Bisset, J.P. [236], Japan K000769556

First published in J. Bot. 15: 292 (1877)

Accepted by

  • 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
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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