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

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron rarum Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1994 Womersley, J.S. [4383], Papua New Guinea K000082631
Jan 1, 1970 Coode, M. [NGF32944], Papua New Guinea K000082639
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3486], Papua New Guinea K000082635
Jan 1, 1970 Philipson, W.R. [3514], Papua New Guinea K000082636
Mar 1, 1958 Womersley, J.S. [6987], Papua New Guinea K000082640
Mar 1, 1958 McKee, H.S. [1408], Papua New Guinea K000082641
Nov 1, 1956 Womersley, J.S. [4814], Papua New Guinea K000082642
Brass, L.J. [30808], Papua New Guinea K000082652
Womersley, J.S. [NGF15372], Papua New Guinea K000082650
Womersley, J.S. [NGF24531], Papua New Guinea K000082651
Millar, A.N. [NGF23123], Papua New Guinea K000082634
Millar, A.N. [NGF40658], Papua New Guinea K000082637
Millar, A.N. [NGF38425], Papua New Guinea K000082646
Millar, A.N. [18607], Papua New Guinea K000082648
Reeve, T.M. [3390], Papua New Guinea K000082633
Reeve, T.M. [6205], Papua New Guinea K000082632
Philipson, W.R. [3414], Papua New Guinea K000082653
Royen, P. van [NGF18133], Papua New Guinea K000082649
Wade, L.K. [ANU7305], Papua New Guinea K000082638
Kores, P.J. [WEI1495], Papua New Guinea K000082644
Kores, P.J. [WEI1409], Papua New Guinea K000082645
Borgmann, E. [138], New Guinea K000082643
Stone, B.C. [9795], Papua New Guinea K000082647

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 55: 150 (1918)

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