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

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron superbum Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 18, 1978 Croft, J.R. [NGF14962], Papua New Guinea K000082623
Aug 13, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [1982], Papua New Guinea K000082626
Aug 13, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [1982], Papua New Guinea K000082627
Aug 13, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [2373], Papua New Guinea K000082628
Aug 13, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [2373], Papua New Guinea K000082629
Aug 13, 1978 Sands, M.J.S. [2492], Papua New Guinea K000082630
Brass, L.J. [31434], Papua New Guinea K000082624
Womersley, J.S. [NGF13983], Papua New Guinea K000082622
Vink, W. [16385], Papua New Guinea K000082625
Royen, P. van [11293], Papua New Guinea K000082621

First published in Reinwardtia 5: 76 (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